Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; nothing, but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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I am a democrat only on principle, not by instinct – nobody is that. Doubtless some people say they are, but this world is grievously given to lying.
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. It’s thin current slides away, but eternity remains.