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He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all the world and his
father.
[Fr., Est bien fou read more

He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all the world and his
father.
[Fr., Est bien fou du cerveau
Qui pretend contenter tout le monde et son pere.]

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The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life read more

The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.

by Gustav Mahler Found in: Applause Quotes,
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Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full
effort is full victory.

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full
effort is full victory.

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In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.

In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.

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We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.

We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.

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Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

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If the crow had been satisfied to eat his prey in silence, he
would have had more meat and read more

If the crow had been satisfied to eat his prey in silence, he
would have had more meat and less quarreling and envy.
[Lat., Sed tacitus pasci si posset corvus, haberet
Plus dapis, et rixae multo minus invidiaeque.]

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He who is not satisfied with himself will grow; he who is not sure of his own correctness will learn read more

He who is not satisfied with himself will grow; he who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Satisfaction Quotes,
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Enough is as good as a feast.

Enough is as good as a feast.

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