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So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.
Man is able to do what he is unable to imagine. His head trails a wake through the galaxy of the absurd.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
He who spends his time reading aphorisms of another to have one of his own, has no time or brains to have any of his own.
Egoist: A person of low taste, more interested in themselves than in me.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.