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Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
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99% of failures come from people who make excuses.”
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I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”
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If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
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A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
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There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
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Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
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“Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone.
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Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession. ”
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Happiness depends more upon the internal frame of a person’s own mind, than on the externals in the world.”
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“I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy.”
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A sensible woman can never be happy with a fool.”
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It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing.
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My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.”
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Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.”
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Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages
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The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.”
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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.”
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“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”
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I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built.”