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Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
Every spirit makes its house; but afterwards the house confines the spirit.
If we must accept Fate, we are not less compelled to affirm liberty, the significance of the individual, the grandeur of duty, the power of character.
In the history of the individual is always an account of his condition, and he knows himself to be a party to his present estate.
Any work looks wonderful to me except the one which I can do.
It is easy to live for others; everybody does. I call on you to live for yourselves.
The man is only half himself, the other half is his expression.
We all wish to be of importance in one way or another. The child coughs with might and main, since it has no other claim on the company.
It is doubtless a vice to turn one's eyes inward too much, but I am my own comedy and tragedy.
Wherever we go, whatever we do, self is the sole subject we study and learn.
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