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In anger nothing right nor judicious can be done.

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If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third.

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I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature.

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History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.

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He is never less at leisure than when at leisure.

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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

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Endless money forms the sinews of war.

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Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.

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Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.

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Force overcome by force.

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For as lack of adornment is said to become some women, so this subtle oration, though without embellishment, gives delight.

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Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.

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By force of arms.

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Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself; the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.

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Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.

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All action is of the mind and the mirror of the mind is the face, its index the eyes.

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Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.

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A war is never undertaken by the ideal State, except in defense of its honor or its safety.

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A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.

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A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.

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