"Life has a higher end, than to be amused."
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"The world is governed by opinion."
"Every man is a volume if you know how to read him."
"One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography."
"Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie."
"Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it."
"Error is discipline through which we advance."
"True love is the parent of humility."
"It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity."
"No one should part with their individuality and become that of another."
"Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself."
"To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably."
"Faith is love taking the form of aspiration."
"Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost."
"All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene."
"The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts."
"He is to be educated not because he's to make shoes, nails, and pins, but because he is a man."
"Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."
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