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Most people, when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
As in a game of cards, so in the game of life, we must play what is dealt to us, and the glory consists, not so much in winning as in playing a poor hand well.
Politeness is better than logic. You can often persuade when you cannot convince.
The truly innocent are those who not only are guiltless themselves but who think others are.
Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his estimation, and yours too.
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist-it reduces him to his fighting weight.
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A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
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Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.
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Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
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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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