Quotes by Tillotson

To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.

Tillotson

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If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.

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Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.

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The best education consists in immunizing people against systematic attempts at education.

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To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

J. K. Rowling

And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can't ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it's already happened.

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In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.

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Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.

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