"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
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"The wisest have the most authority."
"Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences."
"Wealth is well known to be a great comforter."
"The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so."
"Self conquest is the greatest of victories."
"Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself."
"No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern."
"When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them."
"Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity."
"Let nobody speak mischief of anybody."
"I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning."
"Science is nothing but perception."
"Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men."
"The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction."
"When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself."
"Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history."
"Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil."
"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
"Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence."
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