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  • The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.
  • Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both.
  • It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
  • There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
  • Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
  • There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
  • Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
  • Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it courage which arises from a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner.
  • The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
  • What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.