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"The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools."

"Never give a sword to a man who can't dance."

"Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage."

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart."

"To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness."

"The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most."

"To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it."

"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger."

"If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?"

"He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good."

"To see the right and not to do it is cowardice."

"Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs."

"He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it."

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