"Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest."
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"Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it."
"Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations."
"Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it."
"Weaklings must lie."
"Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something."
"A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s."
"Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence."
"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time."
"I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more."
"Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray."
"It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them."
"The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven."
"Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out."
"Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm."
"Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows."
"Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another."
"Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life."
"Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality."
"Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him."
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