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Remarks are not literature.
... overconfidence in one's own ability is the root of much evil. Vanity, egoism, is the deadliest of all characteristics. This va ...
In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
... the deep experience of the lonely climb on the mountain of success brings a wealth beyond power to compute. To you all sufferi ...
Poverty is the result of bad adjustment between the soul and its desires.... In the days of great poverty, I did not mind the sens ...
... many of the so-called grievances of women are false. No man ever unfairly discriminated against me. If one tried to, I ... was ...
... the selfishness that is bred of great success is our shame. We have subdued the wilderness and made it ours. We have conquered ...
You realize the futility of worry. You learn to hate the small and the little. Life is a pie which you cut in large slices, not gr ...
It is ... to my three children [that] I owe my very being. In attempting to fulfill my duty to them as a mother, I met the challen ...
You the rich are no whit more attractive or capable than you who were poor and struggling a few years back. But when before you pl ...
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