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Thou must content thyself to see the world imperfect as it is. Thou wilt never have any quiet if thou vexest thyself because thou canst not bring mankind to that exact notion of things and rule of life which thou hast formed in thy own mind.

    Topics: Contentment

Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.

    Topics: Contentment, Discretion

I will not meddle with that which I cannot mend.

    Topics: Contentment

If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.

    Topics: Contentment, Discretion

The Golden Age was never the present Age.

    Topics: Contentment

What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.

    Topics: Contentment

Despair gives courage to a coward.

    Topics: Courage

The more wit the less courage.

    Topics: Courage

We could be cowards, if we had courage enough.

    Topics: Courage

The number of malefactors authorizes not the crime.

    Topics: Crime

No man who is fit to live need fear to die. To us here, death is the most terrible thing we know. But when we have tasted its reality it will mean to us birth, deliverance, a new creation of ourselves. It will be what health is to the sick man; what home is to the exile; what the loved one given back is to the bereaved. As we draw near to it a solemn gladness should fill our hearts. It is God's great morning lighting up the sky. Our fears are the terror of children in the night. The night with its terrors, its darkness, its feverish dreams, is passing away; and when we awake it will be into the sunlight of God.

    Topics: Death

Tombs are the clothes of the dead; a grave is but a plain suit; a rich monument is an embroidered one.

    Topics: Death

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