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When you only have two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

Chinese Proverb

Poverty cannot deprive of us many consolations. It cannot rob us of the affection we have for each other, or degrade us in our own opinion, or in that of any person, whose opinion we ought to value.

Ann Radcliffe

Mistakes and disappointment make the sweet things in life that much sweeter.

Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata

All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

To all those science thesis writers who will be liberated tomorrow: you love your thesis. Fight on.

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Forever is composed of nows.

Emily Dickinson

Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it in to good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.

Leigh Hunt

There will come a time when you think everything is finished. That will be the beginning.

Louise L’Amour

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.

Martina Horner

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