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Better to rely on oneself than to rely on others.
It is a damned place--to be sure--but the only one in the world (at least in the English world) for fun--though I have seen parts ...
Knowing what [Christ] knew , knowing all about mankind--ah! who would have thought that the crime is not so much to make others di ...
Only that type of story deserves to be called moral that shows us that one has the power within oneself to act, out of the convict ...
Cant is always rather nauseating; but before we condemn political hypocrisy, let us remember that it is the tribute paid by men of ...
If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and ...
The beginner's well-known propensity for obtruding upon his own privacy, by introducing himself, or a vicar, into his first novel, ...
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better ...
When I was a boy, I had a clock with a pendulum that could be lifted off. I found that the clock went very much faster without the ...
Better to be despised and have a servant, than to be self-important and lack food.
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