"Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy."
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"There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail."
"Genius does what it must, and Talent does what it can."
"Hidden talent counts for nothing."
"The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight."
"Everyone according to their talent and every talent according to its work."
"Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn."
"Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears."
"Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe."
"Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load."
"Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?"
"We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced."
"There is nothing sweeter than to be sympathized with."
"And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud."
"If a better system is thine, impart it; if not, make use of mine."
"The system isn't stupid, but the people in it are."
"We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation."
"Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother."
"Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them."
"My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today."
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