Ask counsel of both timesof the ancient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest.
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There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
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Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain – at least in a poor country like Russia – and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.