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The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is.
 

The moment you're born you're done for.
 

The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them.
[Family]
 

The price of justice is eternal publicity.
 

There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
 

To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
 

We need a sense of the value of time - that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities.
[Time Management]
 

We shall never have more time. We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until to-morrow. Keep going. ... Concentrate on something useful.
[Time Management]
 

Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.
 

Worry is evidence of an ill-controlled brain; it is merely a stupid waste of time in unpleasantness.
[Worry]
 

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
 


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