Let us do or die.
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Suspense is worst than disappointment.
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There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.
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Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
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Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
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How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful.
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Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces.
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Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met -- or never parted -- we had never been broken-hearted.
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Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
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The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God.
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I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.
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I pick my favorite quotation and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
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When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.
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Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.
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Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!
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Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
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Burns, Robert

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