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"Live as you were to die tomorrow.


Learn as you were to live forever."
M. Gandhi
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Only the knowledge that makes us better is useful"
Sócrates
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"What does it matter to know what is right when one doesn't know what righteousness is?"
Séneca
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The problem of Man is complex: He cannot understand the complicated truths, neither remember the simple ones
R. West
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"I believe that the dreams are the only lies that can be realized"
La Muralla Prezioso
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"If you can't convince them, confuse them"
Murphy's Law
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"During my life I did much good and much bad, but all the good I did very badly, and all the bad I did very well"
Richelieu
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"All solutions generate new problems"
Murphy's Law
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"I can resist everything except temptation."
Oscar Wilde
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"Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."
Sir James Barrie
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"The future will depend on what we do in the present."
Mahatma Gandhi.
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"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."
Oscar Wilde
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"We learn to speak by speaking."
Maximilian D. Berlitz.
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"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
Richard Graves.
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"You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time."
Abraham Lincoln.
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"Blessing on him that first invented sleep!"
Cervantes, D. Quijote
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"There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
Shakespeare, Hamlet.
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" Bad news travels fast."
Plutarch.
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""Leave all hope behind, those who here enter!
These words of somber tone I have seen written on the top of a door;
I said: Master, its sense is arduous"
Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
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"All correct things lie,
murmured the dwarf with disdain.
All truth is curved,
time in itself is a circle"
And thus spoke
Zaratustra Nietzsche
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"The problem of Man is complex:
He cannot understand the complicated truths,
neither remember the simple ones
R. West
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"The pure and simple truth is very rarely pure
and never is it simple
Murphy's Law
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"Smile, God loves you!
New Age fallacy
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"If it is not true, it is well invented"
Giordano Bruno
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"I have a marvelous demonstration..."
Pierre de Fermat
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"God said: leave Newton alone! And there was light"
Alexander Pope
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"Only the knowledge that makes us better is useful"
Sócrates
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"What does it matter to know what is right
when one doesn't know what righteousness is?"
Séneca
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"The idea that cannot be converted into words
is a bad idea,
and the word that cannot be converted into action
is a bad word"
Chesterton
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"The numbers,
with their simplicity, dazzle even the most well informed.
The proportions that to use look perfect
are sometimes distorted by an error.
From the uncertainty of the calculations results
the undisputable prestige of Mathematics"
The man who calculated
Malba Tahan
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"We are all guilty
until proved to the contrary"
Popular wisdom
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"There is nothing new, except what has been forgotten"
Prezioso
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"One becomes great by what one reads and not by what one writes"
Borges
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"The most important in this life,
is not to know where one is,
but where one is going"
Goethe
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"Youth boasts about having something
that didn't cost them anything to obtain
and that will last them very little"
Heine
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"Let us admit that you have solved the enigma
of Creation.
But what is your destiny?
Let us admit that you have stripped Truth
of all its vestments.
But what is your destiny?
Let us admit you have lived one hundred happy years
and there are one hundred more ahead of you.
But what is your destiny?"
Omar Khayyam
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In the eyes of a beauty
there are more than one mystery,
there are two:
the sweet mystery of the person,
and the great mystery of God
Amado Nervo
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"I believe that the dreams are the only lies
that can be realized"
La Muralla
Prezioso
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"Man is a pendulum between the smile and the tears"
Byron
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"The more distant the future, the better it appears"
Murphy's Law
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"Those who know how to content themselves, are always satisfied"
Tao Te King
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"-In my world when one runs, one changes from one place to another-
explains Alice, to which the queen exclaims:
-¡Your country is very slow!
Here, as you see,
one has to run as fast as possible
to remain in the same place"
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Lewis Carroll
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"They will give me the Earth,
as I have also done,
Mother of all men.
Men come and go
but Earth remains"
George Stewart
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"Reality is the only truth"
Aristóteles
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"All ascends and descends;
all moves like a pendulum;
rhythm is the compensation"
El Kybalión
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"If you can't convince them, confuse them"
Murphy's Law
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"The worst of all hells:
My own.
I now know exists
and is built
with all my suffering
and inoculates me with the most dreadful poison:
The lack of Hope"
La Muralla
Prezioso
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"Tell me:
which country have you taken me to,
in the middle of the dismal night,
through sandy slopes?"
Fausto Goethe
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"Your soul slowly vanished
while the snow could be heard falling
lightly over the universe,
like the final descent
over the living and the dead"
James Joyce
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"Was I the same person when I woke up this morning?
Who am I?"
Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
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"It is necessary to yoke again
the warrior horses
and take the fight to the end;
because those who never rest,
who with their heart and blood
think of reaching the impossible,
those triumph"
I Ching
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"Men still love following their will
and fear following the will of the prince;
and therefore,
a prince must follow
what he feels is correct
and not the feelings of others"
Maquiavelo
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"Forgive my dust"
(in her own epitaph)
Dorothy Parker
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"During my life I did much good and much bad,
but all the good I did very badly,
and all the bad I did very well"
Richelieu
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"Do you not sometimes question yourself
whether death is
a sleep of profound forgetfulness?
And in this sleep,
do we dream of coming back to life?
Or are we born to then die,
and then be born again,
in a cyclic sequence,
like sunsets and sunrises?
If this uncertainty
becomes a certainty;
if in the depth of the Universe,
where the truths lie,
the answers came to us;
Would it not be logical
to question its reason?"
Ariel Manuscripts
Prezioso
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"One must mistrust seven times the calculation
and seventy times the calculator"
Hindu Proverb
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"For me go to the bereaved city,
For me go to eternal pain,
For me go after the lost people"
The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
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"Ask me about what I really own.
Ask me what will remain
of me after I have died.
Brief is life, like a fire
flames that the pilgrim forgets
ashes that the wind scatters"
Omar Khayyám
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"To live is to arrive and to die is to return"
Tao Te King
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"In the middle of the paths of life
I found myself in a dark jungle
because I had lost the right road"
The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
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"Humanity sometimes trips on the Truth,
but quickly recovers and follows its course"
Murphy's Law
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"-Can someone please tell me which way I should
go to get out of here?-
-That depends on where you wish to go - answered the Cat.
-I am not worried about where to go - saaid Alice.
-Then it doesn't really matter which wayy you go
- replied the Cat-"
Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
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"Oh Thoth!,
you that manage
that Osiris may triumph
over the enemies:
In this sinister night,
night of battles
where the enemies of the
Master of the Worlds will be destroyed,
defend me before the eternal judgment"
Spell XVIII
Book of the Dead
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"All things perishable are no more than figures.
Here the inaccessible is converted into fact;
Here the ineffable happens."
Goethe
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"All solutions generate new problems"
Murphy's Law
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"The Caterpillar took the pipe out of its mouth,
yawned twice, loosened up,
got down off the mushroom and upon leaving said:
-One side will make you big;
the other, will make you small.-
-One side of what?
Other side of what? Thought Alice."
Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
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I hear and forget
I see and remember
I do and understand
Tao Te King
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"At least once in a lifetime
it is convenient to put everything to discussion"
Descartes
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