"Many men go fishing their entire lives without knowing it is not fish they are after."
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"Be not simply good; be good for something."
"The purity men love is like the mists which envelope the earth, and not like the azure ether beyond."
"The highest law gives a thing to him who can use it."
"When any real progress is made, we unlearn and learn anew what we thought we knew before."
"There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root."
"Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison."
"I would not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well."
"You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment."
"Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth."
"Politics is the gizzard of society, full of gut and gravel."
"Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it."
"What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?"
"Do what you love. Know you own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still."
"The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it."
"Our whole life is startlingly moral. There is never an instant's truce between virtue and vice."
"Don't be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so."
"Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it."
"The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward."
"The only wealth is life."
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