The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagles own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.

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Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.

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Love is a kind of warfare.

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Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.

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It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.

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What really ruins our character is the fact that none of us looks back over his life.

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Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered

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Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

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Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

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Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.

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The happiness and unhappiness of the rational, social animal depends not on what he feels but on what he does; just as his virtue and vice consist not in feeling but in doing.

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Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.

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