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Here lies a man who was killed by lightning;
He died when his prospects seemed to be brightening.
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A stupid child is ruin to a father, and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.
Those who guard their mouths preserve their lives; those who open wide their lips come to ruin.
Arrogance invites ruin; humility receives benefits.
Chant lessons and your family will prosper; drunken ditties will lead you to ruin.
Immortal glories in my mind revive,
And in my soul a thousand passions strive,
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For wheresoe'er I turn my ravished eyes,
Gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise,
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And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
Power corrupts ... when the weak band together in order to ruin the strong, but not before. The will to power ... far from being a ...
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