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"Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him..."

"Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way."

"Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud."

"When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse."

"Wisdom outweighs any wealth."

"How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth."

"A short saying often contains much wisdom."

"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions."

"A lie never lives to be old."

"There is a point at which even justice does injury."

"If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: "Thou shalt not ration justice.""

"Without labor nothing prospers."

"Success is dependent on effort."

"No enemy is worse than bad advice."

"Reason is God's crowning gift to man."

"To him who is in fear everything rustles."

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love."

"For the dead there are no more toils."

"Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away."

"There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us."

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