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Isocrates Quotes: Regard as your most faithful friends, not those who praise everything you say or do, but those who criticize your mistakes.
         

Regard as your most faithful friends, not those who praise everything you say or do, but those who criticize your mistakes.


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Guard yourself against accusations, even if they are false; for the multitude are ignorant of the truth and look only to reputation.

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Spend your leisure time in cultivating an ear attentive to discourse, for in this way you will find that you learn with ease what others have found out with difficulty.

Spend your leisure time in cultivating an ear attentive to discourse, for in this way you will find that you learn with ease what others have found out with difficulty.



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