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    Dear to us are those who love us. . . but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit . . .

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'Tis fortune gives us birth,
But Jove alone endues the soul with worth.

'Tis fortune gives us birth,
But Jove alone endues the soul with worth.

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Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding on to.

Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding on to.

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He has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle.

He has paid dear, very dear, for his whistle.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Worth Quotes,
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It is a maxim, that those to whom everybody allows the second
place have an undoubted title to the read more

It is a maxim, that those to whom everybody allows the second
place have an undoubted title to the first.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Worth Quotes,
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This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Worth Quotes,
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It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.

It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.

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The two Great Unknowns, the two Illustrious Conjecturabilities!
They are the best known unknown persons that have ever drawn read more

The two Great Unknowns, the two Illustrious Conjecturabilities!
They are the best known unknown persons that have ever drawn
breath upon the planet. (the Devil and Shakespeare.)

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I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of read more

I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

by John D. Rockefeller Found in: Worth Quotes,
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All good things are cheap: all bad are very dear.

All good things are cheap: all bad are very dear.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Worth Quotes,
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