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"I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility."
"Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes."
"Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish."
"When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package."
"Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength."
"Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another."
"We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed."
"Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say."
"Mystery is not profoundness."
"The only history is a mere question of one's struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do."
"The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just."
"He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors."
"My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily."
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"One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul."
"In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes."
"For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive."
"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece."
"The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds."
"The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do."
"If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius."


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