Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny.

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Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.

Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.

Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.

Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.

Freedom can occur only through education.

Freedom can occur only through education.

A merely fallen enemy may rise again but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.

A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.

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