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The foundations which we would dig about and find are within us, like the Kingdom of Heaven, rather than without.
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
Silence is not always tact and it is tact that is golden, not silence.
The dons are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.
Time is the only true purgatory.
There is no permanent absolute unchangeable truth; what we should pursue is the most convenient arrangement of our ideas.
It is only a good, sound, truthful person who can lie to any good purpose; if a man is not habitually truthful his very lies will be false to him and betray him.
It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.
A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal.
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