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Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.

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Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.

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No one can speak well, unless he thoroughly understands his subject.

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Nature herself makes the wise man rich.

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Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

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Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.

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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

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Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude.

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Let your desires be ruled by reason.

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Let the punishment match the offense.

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Laws are silent in times of war.

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Law stands mute in the midst of arms.

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It is a true saying that "One falsehood leads easily to another".

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It is a great thing to know our vices.

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In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.

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In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.

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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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