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"And finally, is not the true scholar the only true master? But, the old oracle said, 'All things have two handles: beware of the wrong one.'" p. 54

"Cicero, Locke and Bacon were only young men in libraries, when they wrote these books." p. 57

"Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary. The stream retreats to its source. A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think." p. 62

"Mr. President and Gentlemen...the American Scholar...The spirit of the American freeman is already suspected to be timid, imitative, tame." p. 70

"The test of true faith, certainly, should be its power to charm and command the soul, as the laws of nature control the activity of the hands, - so commanding that we find pleasure and honor in obeying." p. 84

"By trusting your own heart you shall gain more...

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