"I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart."
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"Wrong is but falsehood put in practice."
"The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander."
"My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them."
"No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable."
"What is reading, but silent conversation."
"A solitude is the audience-chamber of God."
"I strove with none; for none was worth my strife."
"In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always."
"We talk on principal, but act on motivation."
"An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof."
"The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love."
"A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice."
"We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love."
"There is nothing on earth divine except humanity."
"We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented."
"We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier."
"Great men always pay deference to greater."
"People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend."
"Consult duty not events."
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