Long-lived persons have one or two lines which extend through the whole hand; short-lived persons have two lines not extending through the whole hand.

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There are, then, these three means of effecting persuasion. The man who is to be in command of them must, it is clear, be able (1) to reason logically, (2) to understand human character and goodness in their various forms, and (3) to understand the emotions--that is, to name them and describe them, to know their causes and the way in which they are excited.

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In the human species at all events there is a great diversity of pleasures. The same things delight some men and annoy others, and things painful and disgusting to some are pleasant and attractive to others.
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The trade of the petty usurer is hated with most reason: it makes a profit from currency itself, instead of making it from the process which currency was meant to serve. Their common characteristic is obviously their sordid avarice.

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Melancholy men of all others are most witty, which causeth many times a divine ravishment, and a kinde of Enthusiasmus, which stirreth them up to bee excellent Philosophers, Poets, Prophets, etc.
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A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.

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If then it be possible that one contrary should exist, or be called into existence, the other contrary will also appear to be possible.
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Through discipline comes freedom.

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Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotl
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Well begun is half done. Aristotl

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You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.