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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
Francis Bacon
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.

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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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He is fortunate who had been able to learn the causes of things.”
Publius Vergilius Maro
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Love, and do what you will.

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He who thinks little, errs much.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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He who thinks little, errs much.

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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.

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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus
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Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.”
Francis Bacon
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The way up and down is one and the same.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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The way up and down is one and the same.

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You can always - always - give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness!”
Anne Frank
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”
George Orwell
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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Few maxims are true in every respect.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
Leo Tolstoy
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