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Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.

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As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
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Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. Cultivated labor drives out brute labor.
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The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe the key to all ages is Imbecility imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments victims of gravity,
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Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of a sympathetic life.
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The things taught in colleges and school are not an education but a means to an education.
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A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
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