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To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.
The burning conviction that we have a holy duty toward others is often a way of attaching our drowning selves to a passing raft.
The passion to get ahead is sometimes born of the fear lest we be left behind.
We clamor for equality chiefly in matters in which we ourselves cannot hope to obtain excellence.
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
The less justified a man is in claiming excellence for his own self, the more ready is he to claim all excellence for his nation, his religion, his race or his holy cause.
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams.
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