"If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues."
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"Youth, with swift feet, walks onward in the way; the land of joy lies all before his eyes."
"Writers are the main landmarks of the past."
"The pen is mightier than the sword."
"There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth."
"One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth."
"Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise."
"In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest."
"In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves."
"We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows."
"Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue."
"What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose."
"Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength."
"A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last."
"Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny."
"Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength."
"The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion."
"A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman."
"Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem."
"Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge."
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