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Belief
Engrave this Quote The battle that never ends is the battle of belief against unbelief.
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Engrave this Quote The most fearful unbelief is unbelief in your self.
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Books
Engrave this Quote There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
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Bravery
Engrave this Quote The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
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Career, Vocation
Engrave this Quote It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
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Certainty
Engrave this Quote One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.
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Change
Engrave this Quote By nature man hates change; seldom will he quit his old home till it has actually fallen around his ears.
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Engrave this Quote The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.
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Engrave this Quote Today is not yesterday: we ourselves change; how can our works and thoughts, if they are always to be the fittest, continue always the same? Change, indeed is painful; yet ever needful; and if memory have its force and worth, so also has hope.
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Character
Engrave this Quote Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
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Civilization
Engrave this Quote The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
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Class
Engrave this Quote Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all discussion, the swift hopping from topic to topic, does not agree with me; but the graceful style they do it with is beyond that of minuets!
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Commitment
Engrave this Quote A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.
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Competition
Engrave this Quote Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility.
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Concentration
Engrave this Quote A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
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Conflict
Engrave this Quote The archenemy is the arch stupid!
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Conservatism
Engrave this Quote All great peoples are conservative.
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Consumerism
Engrave this Quote Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.
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Conversation
Engrave this Quote Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
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Conviction
Engrave this Quote Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
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Cooking, Culinary
Engrave this Quote Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect!
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Criticism
Engrave this Quote No sadder proof can be given of a person's own tiny stature, than their disbelief in great people.
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Engrave this Quote We have our little theory on all human and divine things. Poetry, the workings of genius itself, which, in all times, with one or another meaning, has been called Inspiration, and held to be mysterious and inscrutable, is no longer without its scientific exposition. The building of the lofty rhyme is like any other masonry or bricklaying: we have theories of its rise, height, decline and fall -- which latter, it would seem, is now near, among all people.
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Cynicism
Engrave this Quote Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
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Debt / Borrow / Loan
Engrave this Quote There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.
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