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The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.

To have another language is to possess a second soul.
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
We have too many people who live without working, and we have altogether too many who work without living.
Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.
What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair.
Most people aren't appreciated enough, and the bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves. No one throws ticker tape on the man who chose to be faithful to his wife, on the lawyer who didn't take the drug money, or the daughter who held her tongue again and again. All this anonymous heroism.
In our world of big names, curiously, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knownness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -- but that could change.
Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
The eternal quest of the human being is to shatter his loneliness.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Strife is better than loneliness.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
I don't know any parents that look into the eyes of a newborn baby and say, How can we screw this kid up.
You do not have to suffer to be a poet. Adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
The need to express oneself in writing springs from a mal-adjustment to life, or from an inner conflict which the adolescent (or the grown man) cannot resolve in action. Those to whom action comes as easily as breathing rarely feel the need to break loose from the real, to rise above, and describe it... I do not mean that it is enough to be maladjusted to become a great writer, but writing is, for some, a method of resolving a conflict, provided they have the necessary talent.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope.
I was asked to memorize what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
To every thing there is a season, and time to every purpose under the heaven:A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing;A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
I wasted time, and now time doth waste me.
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance.
Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought.
The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
the highest qualities of character must be earned".
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
Men's faults to themselves seldom appear.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.

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