Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
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My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.
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I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. But when they are away, we console ourselves for their absence by dwelling on their vices.
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.
The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?