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Quote Left You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it. Quote Right
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Quote Left To live is like to love—all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children. Funny Quote Right
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Quote Left The dons of Oxford and Cambridge are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money. Quote Right
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Quote Left What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death. Quote Right
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Quote Left The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion. Quote Right
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Quote Left The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them. Quote Right
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Quote Left To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all. Quote Right
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Quote Left The want of money is the root of all evil. Quote Right
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Quote Left I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy. Quote Right
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Quote Left Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life. Quote Right
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Quote Left If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do. Quote Right
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Quote Left A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe that he was really sorry that people would not believe he was sorry that he was not more sorry. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Quote Right
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Quote Left The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions. Quote Right
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Quote Left The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them. Quote Right
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Quote Left The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon. Quote Right
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Quote Left The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places. Quote Right
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Quote Left Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have. Quote Right
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Quote Left The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way. Quote Right
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