“If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you’re needing is not to be in a different place but to b
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Time, which strengthens friendship, weakens love.
Sudden love takes the longest time to be cured.
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched.
If poverty is the mother of all crimes, lack of intelligence is their father.
The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others.
The unnamed should not be mistaken for the nonexistent.
If it is true that one is poor on account of all the things one wants, the ambitious and the avaricious languish in extreme poverty.
A man is rich whose income is larger than his expenses, and he is poor if his expenses are greater than his income.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
Such a great misfortune, not to be able to be alone.
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Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
Let me give you a tip on a clue to men's characters: the man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.
He is free to evade reality, he is free to unfocus his mind and stumble blindly down any road he pleases, but not free to avoid the abyss he refuses to see.
Rationalization is a process of not perceiving reality, but of attempting to make reality fit one’s emotions.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.
Freedom : To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
If one's actions are honest, one does not need the predated confidence of others.
Michel de Montaigne
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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