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Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.

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Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions.

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Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.

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People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.

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I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor.

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In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

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Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.

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Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.

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An English man does not travel to see English men.

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Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.

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Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.

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