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It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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As soon as a child has left the room his strewn toys become affecting.
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Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
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There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth it is the beginning of wisdom.
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A good intention but fixed and resolute bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment and even obstacles and opposition will but make us 'like the fabled specter-ships,' which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.
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There are three wants which never can be satisfied that of the rich, who wants something more that of the sick, who wants something different and that of the traveler, who says, 'Anywhere but here.'
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The masses have no habit of self reliance or original action.
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