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A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Habit
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By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
Jesus Christ
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Concealed talent brings no reputation.
Talent
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Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
Genius
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Fools are without number.
Fools and Foolishness
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Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
Light
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Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
Wealth
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Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
Enthusiasm
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It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Happiness
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It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Pessimism
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Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
Deception
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No one respects a talent that is concealed.
Talent
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Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
Critics and Criticism
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Prevention is better than cure.
Prevention
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The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
Ability
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Time takes away the grief of men.
Grief
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War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
War
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What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
Fame
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When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
Books - Reading
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Your library is your paradise.
Libraries
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun