"A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus."
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"The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then."
"Society is founded upon cloth."
"If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart."
"The greatest of all faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none."
"No violent extreme endures."
"Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects."
"Let each become all that he was created capable of being."
"All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone."
"If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown."
"Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries."
"Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer."
"The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself."
"Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone."
"The devil has his elect."
"The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough."
"The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope."
"Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us."
"The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever."
"Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether."
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