"The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience."
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"Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character."
"As one lamp lights another, nor grows less,So nobleness enkindleth nobleness."
"Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free."
"A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic."
"A sneer is the weapon of the weak."
"Not failure, but low aim, is crime."
"If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon."
"Every person born into this world their work is born with them."
"Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it."
"There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends."
"Folks never understand the folks they hate."
"Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne."
"They are slaves who fear to speak, for the fallen and the weak."
"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind."
"What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us."
"Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character."
"Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint."
"A reading machine, always wound up and going, he mastered whatever was not worth the knowing."
"An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run."
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