A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent life shall be longer and shall pass into the immortal as gently as we awake from dreams.

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What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

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    Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.

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    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.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

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