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The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.

    Author: Francis Quarles

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.

    Author: Francis de Sales

Nothing is more like a wise man than a fool who holds his tongue.

    Author: Francis de Sales

Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Large organization is loose organization. Nay, it would be almost as true to say that organization is always disorganization.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

The more you say, the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

Good taste rejects excessive nicety; it treats little things as little things, and is not hurt by them.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

Violent excitement exhausts the mind, and leaves it withered and sterile.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

A man's style is nearly as much a part of himself as his face, or figure, or the throbbing of his pulse; in short, as any part of his being which is subjected to the action of his will.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

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