"To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible."
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"You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one."
"Human improvement is from within outward."
"The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness."
"Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side."
"In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty."
"A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with."
"Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve."
"The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue."
"We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone."
"As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities."
"Our human laws are more or less imperfect copies of the external laws as we see them."
"The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies."
"The essence of greatness is neglect of the self."
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