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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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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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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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Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

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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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A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

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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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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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Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre read more

Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.

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