For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
Quote by Aristotle
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Hope is the dream of a waking man.
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Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
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The secret to humor is surprise.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
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Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
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Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
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Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as...