Thought is the wind knowledge the sail and mankind the vessel.

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A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself.

A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself.

It is with flowers as with moral qualities, the bright are sometimes poisonous, but I believe never

It is with flowers as with moral qualities, the bright are sometimes poisonous, but I believe never the sweet.

Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the

Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.

Crimes sometimes shock us too much, vices almost always too little.

Crimes sometimes shock us too much, vices almost always too little.

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    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

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    The best skill at cards is knowing when to discard.

    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

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