Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.
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In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interests are at stake.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
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But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power.
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.