He who praises everybody praises nobody.

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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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    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.

    We are therefore out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is.

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    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

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