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Adversities do not make a man frail. They show what sort of man he is.
Adversity
Thomas Kempis

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An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
Self-knowledge
Thomas Kempis

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Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you.
Christians and Christianity
Thomas Kempis

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By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: by simplicity and purity.
Purity
Thomas Kempis

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Don't flatter the rich, or appear to willing before the great.
Flattery
Thomas Kempis

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First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Peace
Thomas Kempis

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He has great tranquillity of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the fault-finding of men.
Blame
Thomas Kempis

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How sweet it is to love, and to be dissolved, and as it were to bathe myself in thy love.
Love
Thomas Kempis

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Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it. and never destroy it.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas Kempis

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It is much safer to obey, than to govern.
Obedience
Thomas Kempis

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It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
Life and Living
Thomas Kempis

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Love makes everything that is heavy light.
Love
Thomas Kempis

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Man proposes, but God disposes.
God
Thomas Kempis

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Many deceive themselves, imagining they'll find happiness in change.
Change
Thomas Kempis

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No one is qualified to converse in public except those contented to do without such conversation.
Conversation
Thomas Kempis

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Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
Mind
Thomas Kempis

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Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
Tolerance
Thomas Kempis

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Peace and happiness are what you covet, but these are only to be obtained by labor.
Peace
Thomas Kempis

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Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement.
Quality
Thomas Kempis

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Remember, your prerogative is to govern, and not to serve the things of this world.
Memory
Thomas Kempis

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The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
Weakness
Thomas Kempis

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The better you understand yourself the less cause you will find to love yourself.
Self-understanding
Thomas Kempis

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The highest in God's esteem are the lowest in their own.
self-esteem
Thomas Kempis

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The loftier the building the deeper the foundation must be.
Planning
Thomas Kempis

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We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
Temptation
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