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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.


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"Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active." Make picture quote!
"The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art." Make picture quote!
"The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions." Make picture quote!
"The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue." Make picture quote!
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Make picture quote!
"Our life is made by the death of others." Make picture quote!
"Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence." Make picture quote!
"Nature never breaks her own laws." Make picture quote!
"The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things." Make picture quote!
"Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?" Make picture quote!
"Life well spent is long." Make picture quote!
"The smallest feline is a masterpiece." Make picture quote!
"The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects." Make picture quote!
"There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see." Make picture quote!
"Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it." Make picture quote!
"Water is the driving force of all nature." Make picture quote!
"Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art." Make picture quote!
"Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge." Make picture quote!
"Who sows virtue reaps honor." Make picture quote!
"You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself." Make picture quote!
"You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand." Make picture quote!
"Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else." Make picture quote!
"Learning never exhausts the mind." Make picture quote!
"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die." Make picture quote!
"Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses." Make picture quote!
"Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it." Make picture quote!
"Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel." Make picture quote!
"All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions." Make picture quote!
"Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason." Make picture quote!
"Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory." Make picture quote!
"Art is never finished, only abandoned." Make picture quote!
"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death." Make picture quote!
"As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself." Make picture quote!
"Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!" Make picture quote!
"Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power." Make picture quote!
"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return." Make picture quote!
"He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind." Make picture quote!
"Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind." Make picture quote!
"It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end." Make picture quote!
"Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness." Make picture quote!
"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." Make picture quote!
"He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast." Make picture quote!
"In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time." Make picture quote!
"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death." Make picture quote!
"I have wasted my hours." Make picture quote!
"I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have." Make picture quote!
"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." Make picture quote!
"Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous." Make picture quote!
"He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year." Make picture quote!
"Inaction saps the vigor of the mind." Make picture quote!




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