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Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence

Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence

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To marry unequally is to suffer equally.

To marry unequally is to suffer equally.

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A lively, disinterested, persistent liking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order read more

A lively, disinterested, persistent liking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.

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For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will

For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will

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Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.

Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.

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We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.

We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.

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Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.

Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.

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Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains read more

Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.

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