"Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost."
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"The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom."
"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude."
"Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame."
"Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune."
"The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience."
"It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards."
"Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost."
"The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming."
"The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it."
"It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us."
"Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes."
"It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are."
"The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for."
"After your death you will be what you were before your birth."
"The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped."
"There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome --to be got over."
"Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see."
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