1. 10

    Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.

  2. 9

    Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.

  3. 8

    Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.

  4. 7

    The man who does not do his own thinking is a slave, and is a traitor to himself and to his fellow-men.

  5. 6

    In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences.

  6. 5

    Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.

  7. 4

    Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.

  8. 3

    Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

  9. 2

    Happiness is not a reward -- it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment -- it is a result.

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    The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

  11. Last Update: 20 October 2021

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