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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
W. Winter
 
  Art is noble, but the sanctuary of the human soul is nobler still.  1
  Fate is character.  2
  Greatness, in any period and under any circumstances, has always been rare. It is of elemental birth, and is independent alike of its time and its circumstances.  3
  Human judgment is finite, and it ought always to be charitable.  4
  Poetry is the language of feeling.  5
  Silence is the consummate eloquence of sorrow.  6
  There is a better thing than the great man who is always speaking, and that is the great man who only speaks when he has a great word to say.  7
  There is no creature so lonely as the dweller in the intellect.  8
 
 
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