Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

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It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.

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Nature hates calculators.

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In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.

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We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.

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It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.

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America is another name for opportunity.

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Science does not know its debt to imagination.

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There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.

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A man in debt is so far a slave.

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What we seek we shall find

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It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.'

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