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You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit.
No man can tell what the future may bring forth, and small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.
To remind a man of the good turns you have done him is very much like a reproach.
The easiest thing in the world is self-deceit; for every man believes what he wishes, though the reality is often different.
The man who has received a benefit ought always to remember it, but he who has granted it ought to forget the fact at once.
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