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Maxims are to the intelligence what laws are to action: they do not illuminate, but they guide, they control, they rescue blindly. They are the clue in the labyrinth, the ship's compass in the night.

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Joseph Joubert

The truths a man carries about with him are his tools; and do you think a carpenter is bound to use the same plane but once to smooth a knotty board with, or to hang up his hammer after it has driven its first nail? I shall never repeat a conversation, but an idea often."

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

A finished and perfect thought, what time it takes, how rare it is, and what an immense delight.

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Joseph Joubert


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