What ever is the natural propensity of a person is hard to overcome. If a dog were made a king, he would still gnaw at his shoes laces.
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In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.
No man should ever display his bravery unless he is prepared for battle, nor bear the marks of defiance, until he has experienced the abilities of his enemy.
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Learning is a livelihood.
When the leader passes over all alike, not making a distinction, then the endeavors of those who are capable of exertion are entirely lost.
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Write in a disciplined manner, but write in a way that is natural to the individual's thought processes.
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Study nature, not books.