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When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
Education is not received. It is achieved.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Dream the impossible dream, Fight the unbeatable foe, Strive with your last ounce of courage, to reach the unreachable star.
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Curses always recoil on the head of him who imprecates them. If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
What the superior person seeks is in themselves. What the mean person seeks is in others.
Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Patience means self-suffering.
If you don't ask, you don't get.
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave. His fetters fall... freedom and slavery are mental states.
If you look into your own heart, you find nothing wrong there, what is there to fear?
Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.

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