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A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.
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Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
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Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
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Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
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Attitudes are more important than facts.
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Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
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Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
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Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.
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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
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I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.
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If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
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It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
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It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.
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It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
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It matters little where a man may be at this moment; the point is whether he is growing.
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Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes.
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Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it.
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Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
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The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
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The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
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The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
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The principal part of faith is patience.
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The principle part of faith is patience.
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There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing.
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To be trusted is a greater complement than to be loved.
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To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
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To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
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To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power.
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To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
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We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
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When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
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Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty.
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You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
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