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A man must become wise at his own expense.


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The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.

The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.



Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.




A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.

A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.



My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.



There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.



A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.



Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.



Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.



The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





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The true tragedy in most people’s lives is that they are far better than they imagine themselves to be and, as a result, end up being much less than they might be.

The true tragedy in most people’s lives is that they are far better than they imagine themselves to be and, as a result, end up being much less than they might be.



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Nothing has ever been achieved without trying



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To feel controlled is to lose interest.



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According to a new study, Hawaii is the happiest place in America to live. And I thought it was just a great place to pretend you were born in.



Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser - having a healthy ego, or high opinion of yourself, is a real positive in life!

Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser - having a healthy ego, or high opinion of yourself, is a real positive in life!



Never be bullied into silence.

Never be bullied into silence.



Just in the course of an hour, people didn't need to be persuaded. They just needed to hear, oh my god, there is another plan here which is about the public interest.

Just in the course of an hour, people didn't need to be persuaded. They just needed to hear, oh my god, there is another plan here which is about the public interest.



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Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can't just say "hi". You say hi and people whisper "Man, did you see the way she said Hi. What an attitude."



Someone once wrote that in between the lives we lead and the lives we fantasize about living is the place in our heads where most of us actually live.

Someone once wrote that in between the lives we lead and the lives we fantasize about living is the place in our heads where most of us actually live.




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