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A mate should keep himself to himself.
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Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
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All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
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An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
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Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
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Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
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Even if the doctor does not give you a year, even if he hesitates about a month, make one brave push and see what can be accomplished in a week.
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Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
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Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
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Every one lives by selling something.
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Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
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Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life.
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For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself'.
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I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
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I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
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I've a grand memory for forgetting.
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If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
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If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong. I do not say give them up, for they may be all you have, but conceal them like a vice lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people.
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In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
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It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.
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It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.
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It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
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It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
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Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.
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Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
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Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
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Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.
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Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
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Nothing made by brute force lasts.
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Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
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Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
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Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits.
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Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock in a thunderstorm.
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So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
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Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.
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That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
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The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye.
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The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
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The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.
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The world has no room for cowards.
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The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
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There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may.
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There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
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To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
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To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life.
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To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
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To forget oneself is to be happy.
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To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
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We are all travelers in the wilderness of the World, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
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When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.
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When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys.
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You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.
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You can kill the body but not the spirit.
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You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else.
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You cannot run away from a weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
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You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
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