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My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock should find the time in my face.
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The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.
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If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
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There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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A man is known by the books he reads.
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If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being.
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To a dull mind all of nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.
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Money often costs too much.
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Books are for nothing but to inspire.
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Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
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It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
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The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
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There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.
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Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
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I didn't find my friends; the good Lord gave them to me.
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As we grow old...the beauty steals inward.
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The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
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The First wealth is health.