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What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity
Man is always partial and is quite right to be. Even impartiality is partial
I have remarked very clearly that I am often of one opinion when I am lying down and of another when I am standing up
We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest
Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever
It is a golden rule not to judge men by their opinions but rather by what their opinions make of them
To speak well of a base man is much the same as speaking ill of a good man
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions
It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed
It so often happened to me that someone who shared my opinion kept the larger share for himself that I am now forewarned and offer people only ideas
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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."
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