In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Let the stoics say what they please, we do not eat for the good of living, but because the meat is savory and the appetite is keen.
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Always seeking acceptance from others, searching for belonging. Striving for individuality, yet wanting to fit in. Never understanding that acceptance for one’s own individuality make all of that redundant.
The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players.
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason.