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    Man must get his thoughts, words and actions out of this vast moral jungle. We are not predators. We are, hopefully, more than instinctive killers and selfish brutes. Why take such a dim view of our potentialities and capabilities?

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No one is entitled to the truth.

No one is entitled to the truth.

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Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.

Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.

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Stupid is as stupid does.

Stupid is as stupid does.

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Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then read more

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.

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The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.

The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.

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The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the read more

The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the scent was false, the eager desire to get on with the work, the cheerful resolution to go back and begin again, the broad good sense, the unaffected modesty, the imperturbable temper, the gratitude for any little help that was given -- all these will remain in my memory though I cannot paint them for others.

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Profundity of thought belongs to youth, clarity of thought to old age.

Profundity of thought belongs to youth, clarity of thought to old age.

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It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, read more

It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true "gift" in these lessons always lies in the learning process itself.

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Good men prefer to be accountable.

Good men prefer to be accountable.

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