1. 10

    Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.

    23
  2. 9

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

    24
  3. 8

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

    24
  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.

    25
  5. 6

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

    31
  6. 5

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

    32
  7. 4

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

    59
  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.

    74
  9. 2

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

    91
  10. 1

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

    297
  11. Last Update: 25 February 2021

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