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The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.

To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.

True statesmanship is the art of changing a nation from what it is into what it ought to be.

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.

When man seized the loadstone of science, the loadstar of superstition vanished in the clouds.

Words of love, are works of love.

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