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"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings."

"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."

"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do."

"You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough."

"The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship."

"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom."

"Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained."

"Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death."

"Exuberance is beauty."

"The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness."

"Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too."

"Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire."

"What is now proved was once only imagined."

"The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist."

"To generalize is to be an idiot."

"Lives in eternity's sun rise."

"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself."

"Great things are done when men and mountains meet."

"Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you."

"He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars."

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