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That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next.

That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next.

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The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of read more

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.

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Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.

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The hardest part has been maintaining a small head -- remaining down to earth. So many people try to make read more

The hardest part has been maintaining a small head -- remaining down to earth. So many people try to make you more than you are. This business has changed a lot of good people and a lot of good families, and I don't want that to happen to me.

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It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will read more

It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

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The highest qualities of character… must be earned.

The highest qualities of character… must be earned.

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There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.

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It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be read more

It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Beryl Coronet".

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What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You read more

What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning -- and some of them many times over -- what do you find? That you can swim? Well -- life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

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