"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
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"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."
"People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never."
"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones."
"The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all."
"When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar."
"Others have done it before me. I can, too."
"Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man."
"I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents."
"Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood."
"Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them."
"From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts."
"Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty."
"Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction."
"Even a stopped clock is right twice a day."
"For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve."
"The only way around is through."
"For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is."
"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."
"If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy."
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