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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The mob is a sort of bear; while your ring is through its nose, it will even dance under your cudgel; but should the ring slip, and you lose your hold, the brute will turn and rend you”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed. The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Beauty of form affects the mind, but then it must be understood that it is not the mere shell that we admire; we are attracted by the idea that this shell is only a beautiful case adjusted to the shape and value of a still more beautiful pearl within. The perfection of outward loveliness is the soul shining through its crystalline covering.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“This has hit the school really hard. We have three Katrina disasters here in our school.”

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