"You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement."
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"Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours."
"Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time."
"Nothing can be beautiful which is not true."
"No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort."
"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece."
"The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it."
"Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it."
"Spiritual power begins by directing animal power to other than egoistic ends."
"Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation."
"The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it."
"Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition."
"The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions."
"Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride."
"It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty."
"What is the cheapest to you now is likely to be the dearest to you in the end."
"Whether for life or death, do your own work well."
"In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes."
"Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness."
"The last act crowns the play."
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