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This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.
[Luck]
 

Truth can be outraged by silence quite as cruelly as by speech.
[Ignorance]
 

We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life; we receive counsels and comforts we get under no other condition.
[Happiness]
 

Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.
 

When men make themselves into brutes it is just to treat them like brutes.
 

With renunciation life begins.
[Enthusiasm]
 


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