"We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality."
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"Fate leads the willing, and drags along the reluctant."
"Fate rules the affairs of men, with no recognizable order."
"The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling."
"If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail."
"Do everything as in the eye of another."
"Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?"
"It is quality rather than quantity that matters."
"The road to learning by precept is long, but by example short and effective."
"Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure."
"Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse."
"Disease is not of the body but of the place."
"No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may mot be subdued by discipline."
"Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body."
"A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor."
"Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all."
"No untroubled day has ever dawned for me."
"Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men."
"Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war."
"The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity."
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