"Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it."
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"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it."
"Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end."
"Man is as full of potential as he is of importance."
"The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal."
"A man's feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
"If pain could have cured us we should long ago have been saved."
"Nonsense is good only because common sense is so limited."
"Music is essentially useless, as life is."
"When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different."
"Life is not a spectacle or a feast; it is a predicament."
"Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace."
"Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it."
"The more rational an institution is the less it suffers by making concessions to others."
"History is always written wrong, and so always needs to be rewritten."
"Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness."
"Habit is stronger than reason."
"America is a young country with an old mentality."
"Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better."
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