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A soul occupied with great ideas performs small duties.


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[Americans] have realized many things for which the rest of the world is still struggling...[yet] the civilization and the morals of the Americans fall far below their own principles.

[Americans] have realized many things for which the rest of the world is still struggling...[yet] the civilization and the morals of the Americans fall far below their own principles.



Happiness consists in the full employment of our faculties in some pursuit.

Happiness consists in the full employment of our faculties in some pursuit.



Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not marry.

Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not marry.



The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.

The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.



You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.

You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.





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His fierce appreciation of female beauty, the unrelenting desire he felt for their company, the pleasure he both derived and sought to give, had led him in and out of quite a few bedroom doors.

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