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A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

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Mere instruction in morality is not sufficient to nurture the virtues. It m

Mere instruction in morality is not sufficient to nurture the virtues. It might even backfire, especially when the presentation is heavily exhortative and the pupil's will is coerced. Instead a compelling vision of the goodness of goodness itself needs to
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He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods

He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
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Knowledge of mankind is a knowledge of their passions.

Knowledge of mankind is a knowledge of their passions.
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You don't have to make it big, but you do have to make a big impact.

You don't have to make it big, but you do have to make a big impact.
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Something terrible happens to people who don't create, something poisonous.

Something terrible happens to people who don't create, something poisonous. Creating is a necessity for all humans, like breathing. If you don't do it, you suffer.
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Luck and nature shapes our imagination.

Luck and nature shapes our imagination.
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Don't let yourself get yourself down

Don't let yourself get yourself down
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Imagine a time before you had ever had chocolate. Going to lectures about c

Imagine a time before you had ever had chocolate. Going to lectures about chocolate would have been interesting. Reading about chocolate might have increased your appetite. But only tasting chocolate would have really made you understand how good chocolat
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Death is misery! The lifeless person was once full of life.

Death is misery! The lifeless person was once full of life.
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Be peaceful like a mountain. Be loving like a flower. Be wonderous like thu

Be peaceful like a mountain. Be loving like a flower. Be wonderous like thunder.
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Guilt and rage, hatred and fear were pathways to weakness and clumsy choice

Guilt and rage, hatred and fear were pathways to weakness and clumsy choices.
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they start in the ice garden, through the twins grow impatient with leisure

they start in the ice garden, through the twins grow impatient with leisurely pace that celia prefers to take around the frozen trees. before they have traveled halfway through the space they are begging to ride the carousel instead.
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