All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil, show it evidently to be a great evil.

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Books like friends should be few and well-chosen.

Books, like friends, should be few and well-chosen.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Every man who attacks my belief diminishes in some degree my confidence in it and therefore makes m

Every man who attacks my belief diminishes in some degree my confidence in it and therefore makes me uneasy, and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.

If your determination is fixed I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to dilige

If your determination is fixed I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

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