"There is no crime of which I do not deem myself capable."
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"To create something you must be something."
"The coward threatens when he is safe."
"Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost."
"Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean."
"Where there is much light, the shadow is deep."
"No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist."
"No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others."
"Common sense is the genius of humanity."
Category: Common Sense
"If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses."
"The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace."
"Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness."
"He who does not expect a million readers should not write a line."
"If any man wishes to write a clear style, let him first be clear in his thoughts."
"Every author in some degree portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will."
"The world remains ever the same."
"Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent."
"Every spoken word arouses our self-will."
"When ideas fail, words come in very handy."
"The Woman-Soul leadeth us upward and on!"
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