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Order

From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity through multiplicity, has always been, and must always be, the task of education. - Henry Adams, aka Henry Brooks Adams
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. - Henry Adams, aka Henry Brooks Adams
A great estate is a great disadvantage to those who do not know hot to use it, for nothing is more common than to see wealthy persons live scandalously and miserably; riches do them no service in order to virtue and happiness; it is precept and principle, not an estate, that makes a man good for something. - Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
The will to power, as the modern age from Hobbes to Nietzsche understood it, far from being a characteristic of the strong, is, like envy and greed, among the vices of the weak, and possibly even their most dangerous one. Power corrupts indeed when the weak band together in order to ruin the strong, but not before. -
Man has places in his heart which do not yet exist, and into them enters suffering, in order that they may have existence. - Léon Bloy
You must learn to know others in order to know yourself. - Ludwig Börne, fully Karl Ludwig Börne
There is no passion so distressing as fear, which gives us great pain and makes us appear contemptible in our own eyes to the last degree. Fear is in almost all cases a wretched instrument of government, and ought in particular never to be employed against any order of men who have the smallest pretensions to independency. - James Boswell
Most people spend most of their days doing what they do not want to do in order to earn the right, at times, to do what they may desire. -
Make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men's blood. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work and let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty. -
Do what you are doing now, suffer what you are suffering now; to do all this with holiness, nothing need be changed but your hearts. Sanctity consists in willing what happens to us by God’s order. -
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