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Censorship
Engrave this Quote He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
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-William Gilmore Simms
Criticism
Engrave this Quote The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
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Engrave this Quote Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
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Crying
Engrave this Quote Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.
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Manners
Engrave this Quote The only true source of politeness is consideration.
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Progress
Engrave this Quote The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
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Quotations
Engrave this Quote The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air.
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Tact, Tactfulness
Engrave this Quote Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
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