"It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance."
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"Wise men make more opportunities than they find."
"The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching."
"Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it."
"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
"Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think."
"Tis but a part we see, and not a whole."
"Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken."
"If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe."
"Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence."
"Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation."
"The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense."
"Man is only great when he acts from passion."
"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge."
"Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is."
"It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously."
"Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time."
"It is impossible to love and to be wise."
"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."
"You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself."
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