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  • Austen shared from Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    a man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.
  • Austen shared from Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    a man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.
  • Austen shared from Les Misérables (English language) by Victor Hugo
    "Let us never fear robbers nor murderers. Those are dangers from without, petty dangers. Let us fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices are the real murderers. The great dangers lie within ourselves. What matters it what threatens our head or our purse! Let us think only of that which threatens our soul." Then, turning to his sister: "Sister, never a precaution on
  • Austen shared from Les Misérables (English language) by Victor Hugo
    "Let us never fear robbers nor murderers. Those are dangers from without, petty dangers. Let us fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices are the real murderers. The great dangers lie within ourselves. What matters it what threatens our head or our purse! Let us think only of that which threatens our soul." Then, turning to his sister: "Sister, never a precaution on
  • Austen shared from Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
  • Austen shared from Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them.
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