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No man was ever wise by chance. Seneca
It is not in Montaigne, but in myself, that I find all that I see in him. Blaise Pascal
Love is no substitute for justice withheld. Augustine
Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. Robert A. Heinlein
Too much "I don't know" or too much "I know" and you are no longer learning.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. Einstein
A home without books is a body without soul. Cicero
Those who speak about their misery usually hurt; those who keep silent hurt more. CSL
Bewilderment is the true comprehension. Martin Luther
To see the fruit in the seed, this is genius. Lao Tzu
Wealth cannot be what we want, for it serves only as a means of getting something else. Aristotle
Nature never deceives us; it is we only who deceive ourselves. Rousseau
Modesty is the conscience of the body. Honore de Balzac
Dispose yourself to embrace the truth, wherever it is found. John Locke
The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. John Green
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. Seneca
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. Confucius
When one has not had a good father, one must create one. Nietzsche
The virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so. Plato
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. Aristotle
If you wish to be a writer, write. Epictus
There are no safe paths. Tolkien
Anxiety and nothing always correspond to each other. Kierkegaard
It is not how many books you have read, but how many books you have read well.
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He who does not desire power is fit to hold it. Plato
A friend who is unwilling to tell you the truth is no friend at all.
Resentment is like taking poison, and hoping the other person dies. Augustine
Your Google search history is the real you.
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Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle
Beware of fake quotes on the Internet. Abraham Lincoln
It is the essence of a finite intellect not to understand many things, & it is of the essence if a created intellect to be finite. Descartes
The weak can never forgive. Gandhi
If there is no possibility for change in a character, we have no interest in him. Flannery O’Connor
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why do souls exceeding long to behold the truth? That is where rest is found. Socrates
Some people love telling others that they are wrong more than they love the truth.
Never underestimate the power of recalling good memories.
Philosophy is simply this: the love of wisdom.
Only one infinite deception is possible: self-deception. Kierkegaard
Happiness depends upon ourselves. Aristotle
The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and we miss it, but we aim too low and reach it. Michelangelo
There's no such thing as an uninteresting life... Beneath the dullest exterior, there is a drama, a comedy, or a tragedy. Mark Twain
Man is not affected by events, but by the view he takes of them. Epictetus
Some people avoid thinking because they fear the conclusions to which it may lead.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; I have my shadow for that. Plutarch
While you live, tell truth, and shame the devil. Shakespeare
If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking. Benjamin Franklin