They Young People have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things -- and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning -- all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything -- they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.
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When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are, and seem, terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
So it is naturally with the male and the female the one is superior, the other inferior the one governs, the other is governed and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
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