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Featured QuoteBe true to your work, your word, and your friend.
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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
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Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
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To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.
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What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
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The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
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There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
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There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
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Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
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The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
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The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
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Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.
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Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
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It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
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