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Abstain from beans.
Food and Eating
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Also the two-edged tongue of mighty Zeno, who, Say what one would, could argue it untrue.
Uncategorised
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Character is simply habit long continued.
Character
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Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Courage
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Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.
Valor
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Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Happiness
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Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
Fate
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Good birth is a fine thing, but the merit is our ancestors.
Birth
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In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Words
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It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
Ancestry
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It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Integrity
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Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.
Bargains
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Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Adversity
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Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.
Rest
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Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Silence
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Socrates said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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The first evil those who are prone to talk suffer, is that they hear nothing.
Speakers and Speaking
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The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Achievement
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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Mind
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The wildest colts make the best horses.
Children
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They named it Ovation from the Latin ovis [A Sheep].
Applause
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Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Adversity
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Time is the wisest of all counselors.
Time and Time Management
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To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Blame
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When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Money
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