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...the present forms but the slightest portion of his existence.--SOUTHEY.
The nearer I approach the end, the plainer I hear around me the immortal symphonies which invite me.--VICTOR HUGO.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.--SOCRATES.
Immortality o'ersweeps all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, and peals, like the eternal thunder of the deep, into my ears this truth: Thou livest forever!--BYRON.
INDEPENDENCE.-It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.--COBBETT.
These two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together,--manly dependence and manly independence, manly reliance and manly self-reliance.--WORDSWORTH.
Ourselves are to ourselves the cause of ill; We may be independent if we will. --CHURCHILL.
Let fortune do her worst, whatever she makes us lose, as long as she never makes us lose our honesty and our independence.--POPE.
INDUSTRY.--Industry is a Christian obligation,... Cobbett, William
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