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Levellers wish to level down as far as themselves; but they cannot bear levelling up to themselves.
In civilized society we all depend upon each other, and our happiness is very much owing to the good opinion of mankind.
There are people whom one should like very well to drop, but would not wish to be dropped by
There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence.
Grief is a species of idleness.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates.
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.
In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness.
Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.
Whoever rises above those who once pleased themselves with equality, will have many malevolent gazers at his eminence.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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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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