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The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.

The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.

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Don't just learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade.

Don't just learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade.

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Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
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Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
and things are not what they seem.
Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art; to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.

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What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for read more

What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.

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Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.

Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.

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Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

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Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than read more

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.

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Thinking more than others about our own thoughts is not self-centeredness. It means that if asked what's on our mind, read more

Thinking more than others about our own thoughts is not self-centeredness. It means that if asked what's on our mind, we are less likely to mention being aware of the world around us, and more likely to mention our inner reflections. But we are less likely to mention thinking about other people.

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Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

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