A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.

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Society is not a disease it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.

Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.

Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.

To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.

To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.

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    Overstraining is the enemy of accomplishment. Calm strength that arises from a deep and inexhaustible source is what brings success.

    Overstraining is the enemy of accomplishment. Calm strength that arises from a deep and inexhaustible source is what brings success.

    The enemy is only a pretext to test our strength

    The enemy is only a pretext to test our strength.

    Don’t explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.

    Don’t explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.

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