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America is the greatest of opportunities and the worst of influences.
Rejection is a form of self-assertion. You have only to look back upon yourself as a person who hates this or that to discover what it is that you secretly love.
To fight is a radical instinct; if men have nothing else to fight over they will fight over words, fancies, or women, or they will fight because they dislike each other's looks, or because they have met walking in opposite directions.
It is characteristic of spontaneous friendship to take on first, without enquiry and almost at first sight, the unseen doings and unspoken sentiments of our friends; the parts known give us evidence enough that the unknown parts cannot be much amiss.
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
It is the acme of life to understand life.
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
Nonsense is good only because common sense is so limited.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
The idea of Christ is much older than Christianity.
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Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
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