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Do not be discouraged, if in a thousand instances you find your kindness rejected and wronged, your good evil-spoken of, and the h ...
You are outside life, you are above life, you have miseries which the ordinary man does not know, you exceed the normal level, and ...
Although its growth may seem to have been slow, it is to be remembered that it is not a shrub, or plant, to shoot up in the summer ...
I know the compassion of others is a relief at first. I don't despise it. But it can't quench pain, it slips through your soul as ...
Neither the historian nor the cartographer can ever reproduce the reality they are trying to communicate to the reader of books or ...
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, nev ...
This journal is a relief. When I am tired ... out comes this, and down goes every thing. But I can't read it over--and God knows w ...
Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death.
When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the c ...
If we confine ourselves to one life role, no matter how pleasant it seems at first, we starve emotionally and psychologically. We ...
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