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    If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.

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We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance read more

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.

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No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's read more

No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.

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I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which read more

I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which they take for granted - but his or her entertainment value

by Geoffrey Household Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable read more

Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.

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We must be our own before we can be another's.

We must be our own before we can be another's.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; read more

While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; while there is a soul in prision, I am not free. -Eugene V Debs.

by Eugene V. Debs Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and read more

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it

by James Matthew Barrie Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment, the moment read more

Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Man is the cruelest animal.

Man is the cruelest animal.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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