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Wisdom lives between the facts To test a man's character, give him power.  -Abraham Lincoln
If you can set your principles aside they are not your principles Experience is a hard teacher. It gives the test before the lesson
The words of an enemy hurt less than the silence of a friend Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length -Robert Frost
Wisdom comes when we realize how little we understand -Socrates When you throw dirt you lose ground
The bad news: Nothing is permanent. The good news: Nothing is permanent A good friend is the best mirror
Children learn more from models than from critics Nostalgia is a seductive liar
Eternity laughs at our worries The means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek -MLK
Facts seldom change what someone wants to believe Home~ where you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to return
A wise man knows little, a fool knows everything We suffer more in imagination than in reality -Seneca
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible -Stanislaw Lec Don’t believe anything that you are unwilling to doubt
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. -Schopenhauer The nail that sticks up will be hammered down
Direction is more important than speed Darkness cannot drove out darkness: only light can do that _Martin Luther King, Jr.
Truth uttered before its time is dangerous -Mencius All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.  -Edmund Burke
A good education is less costly than the lack of one They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth. -Plato
Bad advice is the easiest to take -French proverb Imagination is the preview of life’s coming attractions
Knowledge without integrity is dangerous -Samuel Johnson Not every successful man is a good father but every good father is a successful man
What we learn from history is that we fail to learn from history Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter -Martin Luther King
Every ass loves its bray Reality is a collective hunch -Mel Seesholtz
Smart solves problems. Wise avoids them Who knows little, doubts little -Spanish proverb
We are complicit when we can act but do not A fool and water take only the easy way
It is better to question without deciding than to decide without questioning Everyone pushes a falling fence - Chinese Proverb
The system is you What you feel in yourself, you see in the world -Afghan proverb
Everything is temporary Honesty is praised and left to starve
A good library will contain something to offend everyone
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