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Soul
Engrave this Quote The man who is always worrying whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
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Speech (freedom of)
Engrave this Quote The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may thing what we like and say what we think.
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Success & Failure
Engrave this Quote The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
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Engrave this Quote A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
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Thought
Engrave this Quote Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.
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Engrave this Quote The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence.
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Tradition
Engrave this Quote Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.
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Tragedy
Engrave this Quote A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.
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Engrave this Quote The greatest tragedy in America is not the destruction of our natural resources, though that tragedy is great. The truly great tragedy is the destruction of our human resources by our failure to fully utilize our abilities, which means that most men and women go to their graves with their music still in them.
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Trouble, Troubles
Engrave this Quote If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say: meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it, and had better be on speaking terms with it.
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Trust
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Truth
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Engrave this Quote Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
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Engrave this Quote Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
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Engrave this Quote Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
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Engrave this Quote Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
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Vanity
Engrave this Quote Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
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Wealth
Engrave this Quote Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.
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Will, Willpower
Engrave this Quote Man has will, but woman has her way.
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Wisdom
Engrave this Quote It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
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Words
Engrave this Quote A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought, and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
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Work
Engrave this Quote Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
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World
Engrave this Quote The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it.
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Youth
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