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It is not the level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the read more

It is not the level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the way we look at the world. Both attitudes are within our power . . . a man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy, and no one can stop him.

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It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the read more

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.

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Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.

Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.

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The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all

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When you have robbed a man of everything, he is no longer in your power. He is free again.

When you have robbed a man of everything, he is no longer in your power. He is free again.

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The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.

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A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has read more

A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.

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The Universe has as many different centers as there are living beings in it

The Universe has as many different centers as there are living beings in it

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Generosity is a two-edged virtue for an artist - it nourishes his imagination but has a fatal effect on his read more

Generosity is a two-edged virtue for an artist - it nourishes his imagination but has a fatal effect on his routine.

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Our envy of others devours us most of all.

Our envy of others devours us most of all.

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