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I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Sleep, ignorant of pain, sleep, ignorant of grief, may you come to us blowing softly, kindly, kindly come king.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
These are the best of words if they are honest.
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
Oh death, death, why do you never come to me thus summoned always day by day?
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