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Rest is the sauce of labor.

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

It is a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.

A shortcut to riches is to subtract from one's desires.

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.

That state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessities are not wanting.

Nature and wisdom never are at strife.

The mind is not a vessel that needs filling but wood that needs igniting.

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.

Many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.

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