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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of which is often fatal to the best of talents; it supplies the place of many talents”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The only true source of politeness is consideration.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The dread of criticism is the death of genius.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike 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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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them”

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    I Like this quote I dislike 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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    I Like this quote I dislike 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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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Not in sorrow freely is never to open the bosom to the sweets of the sunshine”

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