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Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

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The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.

The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.

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It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to read more

It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered

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The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men read more

The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.

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Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.

Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.

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It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in read more

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

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A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

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No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.

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Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.

Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.

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The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.

The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.

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