"First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak."
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"Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens."
"It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."
"It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them."
"One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent."
"The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing."
"Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen."
"Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak."
"A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope."
"You are a little soul carrying around a corpse."
"Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world."
"Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly."
"It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows."
"Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope."
"No great thing is created suddenly."
"God hath entrusted me with myself."
"He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk."
"No man is free who is not a master of himself."
"Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else."
"Freedom is the right to live as we wish."
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