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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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I am rich in the goods that I can do without.”
Louis Vigée
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Love truth, but pardon error.

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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.”
René Descartes - Correspondance avec Élisabeth
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.

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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Hope stole into my heart against my will.”
Jean Racine - Phèdre
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Hope stole into my heart against my will.

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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
Epicurus
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus - L'Été
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.”
Lewis Carroll
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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.

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Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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