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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.

—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1828, by JK Stieler; Public Domain)


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One secret of success in life is for one to be ready for their opportunity when it comes.

—Benjamin Disraeli (Public Domain)

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Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.

—Galileo Galilei (1636, by Justus Sustermans; Public Domain)

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To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.

by Unknown artist, oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1629

—John Milton (Public Domain)

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And so it is, that both the Devil and the angelic Spirit present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice.

—Rumi (1207-1273;Photo Licensed)

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Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil; our great hope lies in developing what is good.

—Calvin Coolidge (1919, Notman Photo Co.; Public Domain)

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If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.

—Cicero (Public Domain)

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