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The heart is never neutral.
The passion of fear (as a modern philosopher informs me) determines the
We may have an excellent ear for music, without being able to
The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth.
If we are told a man is religious we still ask what
I would be virtuous for my own sake, though nobody were to
Through certain humors or passions, and from temper merely, a man may
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the
It is necessary a writing critic should understand how to write. And
It is not wit merely, but temper, which must form the well-bred
The greatest of fools is he who imposes on himself, and in
It is the same with understanding as with eyes; to a certain
It is the hardest thing in the world to be a good
Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency,
An achievement-oriented culture is very pro-employee – it’s so much more fun
I’m a hopeless romantic. I consider myself a realistic person who usually
When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems
But nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight / Got to
Don’t worry about my life, worry about why you’re worried about my life!
For effective communication, use brevity. Jesus said, ‘Follow me.’ Now that’s