"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more."


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"If you wish to keep as well as possible, the less you think about your health the better."

Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes "Over the Teacups"

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"The only people to profit from the mistakes of others are biographers."


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"Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day."


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"If you were the only person on earth, Christ would have still suffered and died for you."


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"Success is a consequence and must not be a goal."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

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"The machine does not isolate us from the great problems of nature but plunges us more deeply into them. "

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Wind, Sand, and Stars"

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"An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see."


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"Tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune."


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"There are worse things than being fat, and one of them is worrying about it all the time."


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"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."


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"Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game."

Donald Trump
Donald Trump "Trump: Art of the Deal"

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"There are some defeats more triumphant than victories."


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"Genius [...] has been defined as a supreme capacity for taking trouble. [...] It might be more fitly described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds and keeping them therein so long as the genius remains."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "Notebooks"

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"The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "The Dehumanization of Art"

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"When I wished to sing of love it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow it was transformed for me into love."


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"The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

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"A man is not where he lives, but where he loves."


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"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people."


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"The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just."


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"Humour is the describing the ludicrous as it is in itself; wit is the exposing it, by comparing or contrasting it with something else. Humour is, as it were, the growth of nature and accident; wit is the product of art and fancy."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Lectures on the English Comic Writers"

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"Good and evil keep very exact accounts [...] and the face of every man is their ledger."


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"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'Thank You', that would suffice."


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"All war represents a failure of diplomacy."


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"A legal kiss is never as good as a stolen one."


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"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."


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"It is easier to know men than to know a man."


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"A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite."


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"When you lose, don't lose the lesson."


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"When there are too many policemen, there can be no liberty. When there are too many soldiers, there can be no peace. When there are too many lawyers, there can be no justice."


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"I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love."


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"The greatest tragedy is when man gives up what he wants most for what he wants now!"


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"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do."


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"An alcoholic has been lightly defined as a man who drinks more than his own doctor."


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"When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window."


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"Destiny is a lie. Destiny is justification for atrocity. It is the means by which murderers armour themselves against reprimand. It is a word intended to stand in place of ethics, denying all moral context."


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"Optimists are badly informed pessimists."


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"A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world."


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"Life was not a valuable gift, but death was. Life was a fever-dream made up of joys embittered by sorrows, pleasure poisoned by pain, a dream that was a nightmare-confusion of spasmodic and fleeting delights, ecstasies, exultations, happinesses, interspersed with long-drawn miseries, griefs, perils, horrors, disappointments, defeats, humiliations, and despairs - the heaviest curse devisable by divine ingenuity; but death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man's best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Letters From the Earth"

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"Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing."


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"Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults."

Thomas Szasz
Thomas Szasz "The Second Sin"

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"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold."


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"The girl with a future avoids a man with a past."


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"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."


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"Man needs to go outside himself in order to find repose and reveal himself."


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"I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time."


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"Life is a hot day, perhaps death is a cool night. Life is a shallow bay, perhaps death is a clear, deep sea."


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"Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back."


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