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"One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well."

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"Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness."

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"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple."

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"STAY is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."

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"Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few."

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"Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression."

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"No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. A man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train."

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"That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit."

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"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence."

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"Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine."

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"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."

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"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."

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"Our ideals are our better selves."

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"To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant."

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"Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well."

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"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators."

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"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response."

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"Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides."

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"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."

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"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats."

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