Control thy passions, lest they take vengeance on thee.

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To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.

He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses, though he be not drunk.

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich for the hopes of the instructed are

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.

God has entrusted me with myself.

God has entrusted me with myself.

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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

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    Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.

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    Her passions are made of nothing but the finest part of pure love.

    It isn’t what you did in the past that will affect the present. It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.

    It isn’t what you did in the past that will affect the present. It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.

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