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    He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.

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The surprises of thought are like those of love: they wear out. But here too you can carry on for read more

The surprises of thought are like those of love: they wear out. But here too you can carry on for a long time doing your conjugal duty.

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Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or read more

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. -General Omar Bradley.

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It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.

It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.

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The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are read more

The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.

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For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the read more

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.

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If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.

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Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.

Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.

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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

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With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown.

With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown.

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