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It was prettily devised of Aesop, "The fly sat upon the axletree of the chariot-wheel and said, what a dust do I raise."
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.
Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.
The light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections and customs.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they see nothing but sea.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Time is the measure of business.
No receipt openeth the heart, but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it.
The noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men, which have sought to express the images of their minds, where those of their bodies have failed.
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You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
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I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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