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Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

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To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.

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Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

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He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

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The true method of knowledge is experiment.

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Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?

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Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.

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Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.

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Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.

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Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.

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The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

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Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.

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If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.

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Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

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Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

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If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.

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The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.

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I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

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What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.

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Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.

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The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

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One thought fills immensity.

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Art can never exist without naked beauty displayed.

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A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

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The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

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No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

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What is now proved was once only imagined.

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The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.

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The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.

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The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.

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Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.

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He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.

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Great things are done when men and mountains meet.

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What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!

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Opposition is true friendship.

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