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Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
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No great thing is created suddenly.
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You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
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The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
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Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
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We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
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We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free
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It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the views which they take of them
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Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
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It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
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We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
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Silence is safer than speech.
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Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
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Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
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If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
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Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
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Do not laugh much or often or unrestrainedly.
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Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them.
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
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It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking.
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Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
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If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever that he is thy brother.
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Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
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Any person capable of angering you becomes your master. He can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.
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#Anger

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All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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