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A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.
Reason
James A. Froude

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As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
Ability
James A. Froude

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Human improvement is from within outward.
Character
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In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
Sacrifice
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Our human laws are more or less imperfect copies of the external laws as we see them.
Law and Lawyers
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Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
Philosophers and Philosophy
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Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.
Strength
James A. Froude

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The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
Morality
James A. Froude

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The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
Greatness
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The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
History and Historians
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The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Belief
James A. Froude

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To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
Will and Will Power
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We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
Loneliness
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You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
Character
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun