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A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people read more

A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.

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When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.

When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.

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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

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It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely read more

It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion.

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Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should
be an inventor.
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Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should
be an inventor.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson,

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Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write read more

Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer.

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Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.

Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.

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You create your opportunities by asking for them.

You create your opportunities by asking for them.

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Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.

Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.

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