Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.

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

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The years teach much which the days never know.

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Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.

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Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.

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The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?

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People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.

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The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.

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Every artist was first an amateur.

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Every hero becomes a bore at last.

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For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.

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We are wiser than we know.

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Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

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