"We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for."
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"Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens."
"Wisdom is found only in truth."
"Those that are firm in their will mold the world to themselves."
"He who is firm in will molds the world to himself."
"No one should be rich except those who understand it."
"The wealth that cannot be administered is a burden."
"Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess."
"The man of understanding finds everything laughable."
"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
"Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day."
"We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright."
"One always has time enough, if one will apply it well."
"Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking."
"Thought expands, but paralyzes; action animates, but narrows."
"Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life."
"A really great talent finds its happiness in execution."
"Seldom in the business and transactions of ordinary life, do we find the sympathy we want."
"Superstition is the poetry of life."
"Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable."
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