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    When we are planning for posterity, we ought to...

    When we are planning for posterity,
    we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
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    Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

    Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
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    If one advances confidently in the direction of...

    If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
    and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
    he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
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    No man is free who is not master of himself.

    No man is free who is not master of himself.
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    No person was ever honored for what he received. ...

    No person was ever honored for what he received.
    Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
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    The love of heaven makes one heavenly.

    The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
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    Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.

    Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.
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    Within you is a stillness and a sanctuary to...

    Within you is a stillness and a sanctuary to which
    you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
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    How few there are who have courage enough to own...

    How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults,
    or resolution enough to mend them.
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    It is not doing the thing we like to do, but...

    It is not doing the thing we like to do,
    but liking the thing we have to do,
    that makes life blessed.
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    Such a person does not cease longing after...

    Such a person does not cease longing after insatiable appetites,
    struggling in the darkness without satisfaction.
    This tortures him and makes the fire grow upon him all the more.
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    With the new day comes new strength and new...

    With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
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    The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.

    The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.
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    If you look for truth, you may find comfort in...

    If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end;
    if you look for comfort you will not get either
    comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin,
    and in the end, despair.
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    I have lived to thank God that all my prayers...

    I have lived to thank God that
    all my prayers have not been answered.
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    The worst wheel (Ortiz) of the cart makes the...

    The worst wheel (Ortiz) of the cart makes the most noise.
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    The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the...

    The invariable mark of wisdom is to see
    the miraculous in the common.
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    If you would be a real seeker after truth, it...

    If you would be a real seeker after truth,
    it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt,
    as far as possible, all things.
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    Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did...

    Nobody made a greater mistake than
    he who did nothing because
    he could do only a little.
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    We must let go of the life we have planned, so...

    We must let go of the life we have planned,
    so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
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    Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in...

    Think in the morning.
    Act in the noon.
    Eat in the evening.
    Sleep in the night.
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    Learn from the mistakes of others. You canít...

    Learn from the mistakes of others.
    You canít live long enough to make them all yourself.
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    Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in...

    Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
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    Every day we should hear at least one little...

    Every day we should hear at least one little song,
    read one good poem, see one exquisite picture,
    and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
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    What one has to do usually can be done.

    What one has to do usually can be done.
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    The winds and the waves are always on the side of...

    The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
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    Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

    Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
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    Those who tell the stories rule society.

    Those who tell the stories rule society.
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    Take care of your body. Itís the only place you...

    Take care of your body.
    Itís the only place you have to live.
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    Decide whether or not the goal is worth the...

    Decide whether or not the goal is worth
    the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.
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    Literature adds to reality, it does not simply...

    Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it.
    It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides;
    and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our...
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    You want fair, go to the Youth Fair.

    You want fair, go to the Youth Fair.
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    An investment in knowledge always pays the best...

    An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
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    In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true...

    In poverty and other misfortunes of life,
    true friends are a sure refuge.
    The young they keep out of mischief;
    to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness,
    and those in the prime...
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    Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample...

    Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth,
    is unhappy, though he be master of the world.
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    He that is discontented in one place will...

    He that is discontented in one place
    will seldom be happy in another.
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    Use what talents you possess; the woods would...

    Use what talents you possess;
    the woods would be very silent
    if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
  38. Thread: Ortizís faith

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    He has Nothing, Nothing but inuendoes

    He has Nothing, Nothing but inuendoes
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    The chains of habit are too weak to be felt ...

    The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
    until they are too strong to be broken.
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    If you have a garden and a library, you have...

    If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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    I know that my plainness of speech makes them...

    I know that my plainness of speech makes them hate me,
    and what is their hatred but a proof that I am speaking the truth?
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    Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything...

    Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful,
    for beauty is God's handwriting.
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    Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.

    Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
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    Fear leads to self-doubt, which is the worst...

    Fear leads to self-doubt, which is the worst enemy of creativity.
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    Have courage for the great sorrows of life and ...

    Have courage for the great sorrows of life and
    patience for the small ones;
    and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task,
    go to sleep in peace.
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    Life is far too important a thing ever to talk...

    Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
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    The true secret of happiness lies in taking a ...

    The true secret of happiness lies in taking a
    genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
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    Books are the quietest and most constant of...

    Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;
    they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors,
    and the most patient of teachers.
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    No man is free who is not master of himself.

    No man is free who is not master of himself.
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    The thing that is important is the thing that is...

    The thing that is important is the thing that is not seen.
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    Without forgiveness life is governed by an ...

    Without forgiveness life is governed by an
    endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
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    Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink...

    Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.
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    What lies behind you and what lies in front of...

    What lies behind you and what lies in front of you,
    pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.
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    The secret to your success is found in your daily...

    The secret to your success is found in your daily routine.
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    You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never...

    You cannot do kindness too soon,
    for you never know how soon it will be too late.
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    Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the...

    Prayer is not asking.
    It is a longing of the soul.
    It is daily admission of one's weakness.
    It is better in prayer to have a heart without words
    than words without a heart.
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    Decide to construct your character through...

    Decide to construct your character through excellent actions
    and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal.
    The trials you encounter will introduce you to your strengths.
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    Experience is simply the name we give our...

    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
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    The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond.

    The blood of a goat will shatter a diamond.
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    Our attitude toward life determines life's...

    Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
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    Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the...

    Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
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    A man without regrets cannot be cured.

    A man without regrets cannot be cured.
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    A person is but the product of their thoughts. ...

    A person is but the product of their thoughts.
    What they think, they become.
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    The price good men pay for indifference to...

    The price good men pay for indifference
    to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
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    It takes as much energy to wish as it does to...

    It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
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    Change may not always bring growth, but there...

    Change may not always bring growth,
    but there is no growth without change.
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    Who then is invincible? The one who cannot be...

    Who then is invincible?
    The one who cannot be upset by anything
    outside their reasoned choice.
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    Silly things do cease to be silly if they are...

    Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done
    by sensible people in an impudent way.
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    Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.

    Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.
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    Character may almost be called the most effective...

    Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
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    The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.​

    The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.​
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    The greatest good you can do for another is not...

    The greatest good you can do for another
    is not just share your riches but reveal to them their own.
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    Let us sacrifice our today so that our children...

    Let us sacrifice our today so that
    our children can have a better tomorrow.
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    Life is like a play: it's not the length, but...

    Life is like a play: it's not the length,
    but the excellence of the acting that matters.
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    The more we value things outside our control, t...

    The more we value things outside our control, t
    he less control we have.
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    People grow through experience if they meet life...

    People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
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    For many men, the acquisition of wealth does...

    For many men, the acquisition of wealth
    does not end their troubles,
    it only changes them.
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    When youíre good to others, youíre best to...

    When youíre good to others, youíre best to yourself.
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    Educating the mind without educating the heart is...

    Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
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    In great literature, I become a thousand...

    In great literature, I become a thousand different men
    but still remain myself.
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    I soon realized that poets do not compose their...

    I soon realized that poets do not compose their poems with knowledge,
    but by some inborn talent and by inspiration,
    like seers and prophets who also say many fine things
    without any...
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    For poems are like rainbows; they escape you...

    For poems are like rainbows; they escape you quickly.
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    Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in...

    Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand.
    The Sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
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    The individual has always had to struggle to keep...

    The individual has always had to struggle to keep
    from being overwhelmed by the tribe.
    To be your own man is hard business.
    If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. ...
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    We cannot live better than in seeking to become...

    We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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    God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or...

    God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually.
    He will give you what you need when it is needed.
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    People only see what they are prepared to see.

    People only see what they are prepared to see.
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    The greater the difficulty the more glory in...

    The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
    Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
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    All get what they want; they do not always like...

    All get what they want;
    they do not always like it.
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    That men do not learn very much from the lessons...

    That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history
    is the most important of all the lessons of history.
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    The real problem is not why some pious, humble, ...

    The real problem is not why some pious, humble,
    believing people suffer, but why some do not.
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    More people would learn from their mistakes if...

    More people would learn from their mistakes
    if they weren't so busy denying them.
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    It is not only for what we do that we are held...

    It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible,
    but also for what we do not do.
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    How little do my countrymen know what precious...

    How little do my countrymen know what
    precious blessings they are in possession of,
    and which no other people on earth enjoy!
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    Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great,...

    Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
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    The older I get the more wisdom I find in the...

    The older I get the more wisdom I find
    in the ancient rule of taking first things first.
    A process which often reduces the most complex
    human problem to a manageable proportion.
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    Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.

    Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
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    There never was a good knife made of bad steel.

    There never was a good knife made of bad steel.
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    I seek constantly to improve my manners and...

    I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces,
    for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.
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    Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in....

    Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
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    Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

    Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
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    The will to win, the desire to succeed, the...

    The will to win, the desire to succeed,
    the urge to reach your full potential...
    these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
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    O, what a tangled web we weave when first we...

    O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive
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    No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he...

    No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
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    Imagination is more important than knowledge. ...

    Imagination is more important than knowledge.
    For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand,
    imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.
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    The power of intuitive understanding will protect...

    The power of intuitive understanding will protect you
    from harm until the end of your days.
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    Good people are good because they've come to...

    Good people are good because
    they've come to wisdom through failure.
    We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
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    The way you see people is the way you treat them,...

    The way you see people is the way you treat them,
    and the way you treat them is what they become.
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    You canít get much done in life if you only ...

    You canít get much done in life if you only
    work on the days when you feel good.
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    When the people find that they can vote...

    When the people find that they can vote themselves money,
    that will herald the end of the republic.
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    In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter...

    In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
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    The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is...

    The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied
    by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization
    of the world in which we live.
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    Each misfortune you encounter will carry in it...

    Each misfortune you encounter will carry
    in it the seed of tomorrows good luck.
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    Learning never exhausts the mind.

    Learning never exhausts the mind.
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    He who talks more is sooner exhausted.

    He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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    Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, ...

    Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same,
    created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.
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    This world, after all our science and sciences, ...

    This world, after all our science and sciences,
    is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more,
    to whosoever will think of it.
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    When we seek to discover the best in others, we...

    When we seek to discover the best in others,
    we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
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    The only way to tell the truth is to speak with...

    The only way to tell the truth is to speak with kindness.
    Only the words of a loving man can be heard.
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    Truth, and goodness, and beauty are but...

    Truth, and goodness, and beauty
    are but different faces of the same all.
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    We can only be said to be alive in those moments ...

    We can only be said to be alive in those moments
    when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
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    I don't care that they stole my idea. I care...

    I don't care that they stole my idea.
    I care that they don't have any of their own.
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    When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to...

    When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
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    Friendship... is not something you learn in...

    Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
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    Just as much as we see in others, we have in...

    Just as much as we see in others, we have in ourselves.
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    No person was ever honored for what he received. ...

    No person was ever honored for what he received.
    Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
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    You're not obligated to win. You're obligated...

    You're not obligated to win.
    You're obligated to keep trying to do
    the best you can every day.
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    You'll see it when you believe it.

    You'll see it when you believe it.
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    Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

    Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
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    Quality means doing it right when no one is...

    Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
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    It is fatal to enter any war without the will to...

    It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
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    The pessimist complains about the wind; the...

    The pessimist complains about the wind;
    the optimist expects it to change;
    the realist adjusts the sails.
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    Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a...

    Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
    and it is far the best ending for one.
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    When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength...

    When I dare to be powerful,
    to use my strength in the service of my vision,
    then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
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    The more sand that has escaped from the...

    The more sand that has escaped
    from the hourglass of our life,
    the clearer we should see through it.
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    In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom...

    In life, all good things come hard,
    but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
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    If a man does not make new acquaintances as he...

    If a man does not make new acquaintances
    as he advances through life,
    he will soon find himself left alone.
    A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
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    Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for...

    Appreciation is the highest form of prayer,
    for it acknowledges the presence of good
    wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
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    God has given you one face, and you make yourself...

    God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
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    Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and...

    Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
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    I cannot make my days longer, so I strive to...

    I cannot make my days longer,
    so I strive to make them better.
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    What matters most are the simple pleasures so...

    What matters most are the simple pleasures so abundant
    that we can all enjoy them...
    Happiness doesn't lie in the objects we gather around us.
    To find it, all we need to do is open our eyes.
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    The poor man is not he who is without a cent, ...

    The poor man is not he who is without a cent,
    but he who is without a dream.
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    Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my...

    Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal:
    my strength lies solely in my tenacity.
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    A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

    A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
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    The World is my country, all mankind are my...

    The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren,
    and to do good is my religion.
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    Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and...

    Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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    Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.

    Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
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    Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

    Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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    The greatest minds are capable of the greatest...

    The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices
    as well as of the greatest virtues.
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    'All men have stars, but they are not the same...

    'All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people.
    For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides.
    For others they are no more than little lights in the sky.
    For...
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    A man who doesn't trust himself can never...

    A man who doesn't trust himself
    can never really trust anyone else.
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    Real magic in relationships means an absence of...

    Real magic in relationships means
    an absence of judgement of others.
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    What sweetness is left in life, if you take away...

    What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship?
    Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun.
    A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
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    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your...

    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your reactions.
    All life is an experiment.
    The more experiments you make the better.
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    I never worry about action, but only inaction.

    I never worry about action, but only inaction.
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    It's the time you spent on your rose that makes...

    It's the time you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important.
    People have forgotten this truth, but you mustn't forget it.
    You become responsible forever for what you've tamed.
    You're...
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    A friend to all is a friend to none.

    A friend to all is a friend to none.
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    Our greatness lies not so much in being able to...

    Our greatness lies not so much in being
    able to remake the world as being
    able to remake ourselves.
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    There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.

    There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
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    There are three faithful friends - an old wife,...

    There are three faithful friends -
    an old wife,
    an old dog,
    and ready money.
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    It is much more difficult to judge oneself than...

    It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others.
    If you succeed in judging yourself rightly,
    then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.
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    True happiness arises, in the first place, from...

    True happiness arises, in the first place,
    from the enjoyment of oneself, and in the next,
    from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
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    The possession of knowledge does not kill the...

    The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
    There is always more mystery
  165. Replies
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    The really unhappy person is the one who leaves...

    The really unhappy person is the one
    who leaves undone what they can do,
    and starts doing what they don't understand;
    no wonder they come to grief.
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    The aim of life is self-development. To realize...

    The aim of life is self-development.
    To realize one's nature perfectly -
    that is what each of us is here for.
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    True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize ...

    True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
    how little we understand about life,
    ourselves, and the world around us.
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    Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little...

    Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
    and then proceed to greater.
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    The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost ...

    The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost
    that is devoted to work.
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    Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, ...

    Without some goals and some efforts to reach it,
    no man can live.
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    Opportunity is missed by most because it is ...

    Opportunity is missed by most because it is
    dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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    Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do...

    Your talent is God's gift to you.
    What you do with it is your gift back to God.
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    The three great essentials to achieve anything...

    The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are:
    Hard work,
    Stick-to-itiveness,
    and Common sense.
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    Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. ...

    Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.
    Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
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    To educate a person in the mind but not in...

    To educate a person in the mind
    but not in morals is to educate
    a menace to society.
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and...

    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
    and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
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    If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.

    If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
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    When it is obvious that the goals cannot be...

    When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached,
    don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
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    If a man does his best, what else is there?

    If a man does his best, what else is there?
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    The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

    The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
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    In every walk with nature, one receives far...

    In every walk with nature,
    one receives far more than he seeks.
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    I never considered a difference of opinion in...

    I never considered a difference of opinion in politics,
    in religion, in philosophy,
    as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
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    The man who cannot endure to have his errors...

    The man who cannot endure to have his
    errors and shortcomings brought to the surface
    and made known, but tries to hide them,
    is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
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    Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of...

    Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue,
    for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to
    remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
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    The darker the night, the brighter the stars, ...

    The darker the night,
    the brighter the stars,
    The deeper the grief,
    the closer is God!
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    Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to...

    Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.
    It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world
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    Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not...

    Humility is not cowardice.
    Meekness is not weakness.
    Humility and meekness are
    indeed spiritual powers.
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    A diplomat is a man who always remembers a...

    A diplomat is a man who
    always remembers a woman's birthday
    but never remembers her age.
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    Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.

    Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
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    Criticisms are like homing pigeons. They always...

    Criticisms are like homing pigeons.
    They always return home.
  191. Replies
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    Well begun is half done.

    Well begun is half done.
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    Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I...

    Give me six hours to chop down a tree
    and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
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    Education is an admirable thing, but it is well...

    Education is an admirable thing,
    but it is well to remember from time to time
    that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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    Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn...

    Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn
    and most fools do. But it takes character
    and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
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    Friends are those rare people who ask how we...

    Friends are those rare people
    who ask how we are and
    then wait to hear the answer
  196. Replies
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    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and...

    If one cannot enjoy reading a
    book over and over again,
    there is no use in reading it at all.
  197. Replies
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    Great minds discuss ideas; average minds...

    Great minds discuss ideas;
    average minds discuss events;
    small minds discuss people.
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    Impossible is a word to be found only in the...

    Impossible is a word to be found
    only in the dictionary of fools.
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    Some things you will think of yourself, some...

    Some things you will think of yourself,
    some things God will put into your mind
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    But what is liberty without wisdom, and without...

    But what is liberty without wisdom,
    and without virtue?
    It is the greatest of all possible evils;
    for it is folly, vice, and madness,
    without tuition or restraint.
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