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You see? In the fairy tales one does as one wants, and in reality one does what one can.

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
When there's nothing to do, you do nothing slowly and intently.

Dance Dance Dance
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle
Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven
Nothing can be done except little by little
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long as he is determined not to do it; and consequently so long as it is impossible to him that he should do it
If youth knew; if age could
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."