Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

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If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path to his door.

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A good indignation brings out all one's powers.

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Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

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God screens us evermore from premature ideas.

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A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.

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Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.

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Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.

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We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we are much more.

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The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.

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The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.

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Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

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It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.

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