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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

by Mark Twain Found in: Absence Quotes, Courage Quotes,
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Give an inch, he'll take an ell.

Give an inch, he'll take an ell.

by Thomas Hobbes Found in: Gifts Quotes,
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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

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Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining gifts that took all eyes

Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining gifts that took all eyes

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Gifts Quotes,
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Everything that is superfluous overflows from the full bosom.
[Lat., Omne supervacuum pleno de pectore manat.]

Everything that is superfluous overflows from the full bosom.
[Lat., Omne supervacuum pleno de pectore manat.]

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Cassius and Brutus were the more distinguished for that very
circumstance that their portraits were absent.
[Lat., Praefulgebant read more

Cassius and Brutus were the more distinguished for that very
circumstance that their portraits were absent.
[Lat., Praefulgebant Cassius atque Brutus eo ipso, quod effigies
eorum non videbantur.]

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He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.

He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.

by Anais Nin Found in: Gifts Quotes,
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A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.

A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Gifts Quotes,
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It is not the weight of jewel or plate,
Or the fondle of silk or fur;
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It is not the weight of jewel or plate,
Or the fondle of silk or fur;
"Tis the spirit in which the gift is rich,
As the gifts of the Wise Ones were,
And we are not told whose gift was gold,
Or whose was the gift of myrrh.

by Edmund Vance Cooke Found in: Gifts Quotes,
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