"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books."
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"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody."
"Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning--an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies."
"When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men."
"I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn."
"Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!"
"That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain."
"The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized."
"Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find."
"Resolve and thou art free."
"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child."
"Youth comes but once in a lifetime."
"The world loves a spice of wickedness."
"The human voice is the organ of the soul."
"In ourselves are triumph and defeat."
"Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom."
"In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer."
"All things must change to something new, to something strange."
"Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending."
"Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity."
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