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Wisdom outweighs any wealth. Sophocles
Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. Voltaire
It is better to give than to receive. Jesus
I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way. Simone de Beauvoir
Work, not leisure, is the indispensable condition of happiness for every human being. Leo Tolstoy
Above all, do not lie to yourself. Dostoyevsky
Many things I do not want to know. Wisdom sets limits to knowledge. Nietzsche
Knowledge, if it does not determine action, is dead. Plotinus
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. Blaise Pascal
A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. Mark Twain
How much there is in the world I do not want. Socrates
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. Bertrand Russell
Beware of what is false; it is more dangerous than ignorance. George Bernard Shaw
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu
It is only the benevolent man who is capable of liking or disliking other men. Confucius
All men now live through too much and think through too little. Nietzsche
What's wrong with the world? I am. G. K. Chesterton
A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle
Art is the proper task of life. Nietzsche
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle
What embitters the world is not excess of criticism, but absence of self-criticism. G. K. Chesterton
Fame is charming and very persuasive, but it always goes away. Why would you want to get involved with something that goes away? Adele
Fame is not real. And I don’t want to live a fake life. Adele
No one can be happy without wisdom. Augustine
The truth is a trap. You cannot get it without it getting you; you cannot get the truth by capturing it, only by its capturing you. Soren K
In the last analysis, even the best man is evil. Nietzsche
The best revenge is to be unlike the one who performed the injustice. Marcus Aurelius
All men now live through too much and think through too little. Nietzsche
Look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; look for comfort & you will not get comfort or truth, only soft soap & wishful thinking. CL
Make not the night joint laborer with the day. Shakespeare
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Let him that would move the world first move himself. Socrates
The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth." And so it goes away, puzzled. Robert Pirsig
He who does not desire power is fit to hold it. Plato
Art is never finished, only abandoned. Leonardo da Vinci
People suppose that because it is easy to act unjustly, it is therefore easy to be just; but this is not so. Aristotle
If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company. Sartre
Beautiful is the modest mind that admits its own limitations. Augustine
Honest people don't hide their deeds. Bronte
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs: when he first appears he is a protector. Plato
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? John Wooden
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas
He who is always talking will find it difficult to make his words good. Confucius
Above all, do not lie to yourself. Dostoyevsky
How happy we are, we finders of knowledge, provided we know how to keep silent sufficiently long. Nietzsche
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Socrates
Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed. Blaise Pascal
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Kant
You become what you understand. Soren Kierkegaard

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