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(About Life, Light, Man)

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

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No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.

Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.

The passionate are like men standing on their heads they see all things the wrong way.

The elements of instruction should be presented to the mind in childhood, but not with any compulsion.

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable, inasmuch as he has the fountain of reason in him not yet regulated.

Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day - Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay

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