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ID # 42

Wealth & Money

"Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather."- The Count of Monte Cristo

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ID # 43

Appreciation

"This piece of iron which he had been allowed to keep aroused a more profound wave of gratitude towards Heaven in his heart than the greatest blessings that he experienced in his life outside of prison" - The Count of Monte Cristo, describing Edmond Dantes when he luckily finds a piece of iron to dig a hole out of his prison

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ID # 147

Destiny

"Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes."

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ID # 239

God

"For the happy man prayer is only a jumble of words, until the day when sorrow comes to explain to him the sublime language by means of which he speaks to God." - The Count of Monte Cristo

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ID # 262

Happiness

"There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness."

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ID # 280

Intelligence & Wisdom

"Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy"

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Misc.

"The difference between treason and patriotism is only a matter of dates."

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