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    If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

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It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

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In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is read more

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. - The Books in My Life.

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What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You read more

What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning -- and some of them many times over -- what do you find? That you can swim? Well -- life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

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An unexamined life is not worth living.

An unexamined life is not worth living.

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Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

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The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of read more

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.

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One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity read more

One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.

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They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. A man is too read more

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left to him. Better bend than break. Never swap horses while crossing a stream.Why not upset the apple cart? If you don't, the apples will rot anyway. There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over. Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Fail to plan, plan to fail. -Carl W. Buechner.

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