|#8663||We are so fond of each other because our ailments are the same.|
-- Jonathan Swift
|#8664||We are stronger than our skin of flesh and metal, for we carry and share a|
spectrum of suns and lands that lends us legends as we craft our immortality
and interweave our destinies of water and air, leaving shadows that gather
color of their own, until they outshine the substance that cast them.
|#8665||We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.|
-- La Rochefoucauld
|#8666||We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from the|
machinations of the wicked.
|#8667||We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.|
-- Eric Hoffer
|#8668||We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect|
their good judgement.
|#8669||We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are|
free from great ones.
-- La Rouchefoucauld
|#8670||We prefer to believe that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the|
originality of a thought, whereas it may be merely that the utterer has
forgotten its source.
-- Clifton Fadiman, "Any Number Can Play"
|#8671||We prefer to speak evil of ourselves rather than not speak of ourselves at all.|
|#8672||We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.|
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