Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.

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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

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    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

    You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

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