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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.



True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.






Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.






I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.



I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.

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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.






Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.






Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.






We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
  



We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).






Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.






Fate shuffles the cards and we play.






No man is weak by choice.






Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.






A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.






One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.



One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.

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It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.






It is never too late to give up our prejudices.






Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.






Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.






I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?






I am rich in the goods that I can do without.






The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.






Patience is the companion of wisdom.






Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.






In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.



In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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Know or listen to those who know.






I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.






As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.






Have courage to use your own reason!



Have courage to use your own reason!

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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.










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