Wisdom is the abstract of the past but beauty is the promise of the future.

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Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

Memories imagination old sentiments and associations are more readily reached through the sense of

Memories, imagination, old sentiments and associations, are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make fa

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Beauty is a pair of shoes that makes you wanna die.

    Beauty is a pair of shoes that makes you wanna die.

    Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain.

    Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain.

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