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A friend is a present you give yourself.

Everyone lives by selling something.

You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else.

Wine is bottled poetry.

It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.

Nothing like a little judicious levity.

The man who forgets to be grateful has fallen asleep in life.

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.

There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy.

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Even if the doctor does not give you a year ... make one brave push and see what can be accomplished in a week.

To avoid an occasion for our virtues is a worse degree of failure than to push forward pluckily and make a fall.

Courage, the footstool of the Virtues, upon which they stand.

It is better to be a fool than to be dead.

Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.

Fear is the strong passion; it is with fear that you must trifle, if you wish to taste the intensest joys of living.

To be feared of a thing and yet to do it, is what makes the prettiest kind of a man.
Kidnapped and Catriona

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

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