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A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Justice
Walter Savage Landor

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A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Solitude
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Absence and death are the same -- only that in death there is no suffering.
Absence
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An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Merit
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Consult duty not events.
Duty
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Great men always pay deference to greater.
Greatness
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I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
Quarrels
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I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.
Death and Dying
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In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Politicians and Politics
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My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Thoughts and Thinking
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No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
Busyness
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O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Age and Aging
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People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Goals
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The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Anger
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The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Writers and Writing
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There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Humankind
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We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier.
Happiness
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We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
Happiness
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We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
Motivation
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We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Ingratitude
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What is reading, but silent conversation.
Books - Reading
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Wrong is but falsehood put in practice.
Wrong
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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