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From the April 1883 issue of The Christian Science Journal

All pleasures must be bought at the price of pain. The difference between false pleasure and true, is just this: for the true, the price is paid before you enjoy it; for the false after you enjoy it.—Saturday Night.

He who studies his body too much becomes sick; he who does the same by his mind becomes mad.

To conquer fanaticism, you must tolerate it; the shuttlecock of religious indifference soon falls to the ground, when there are no battledores to beat it backwards and forwards.

As bees can breed no poison, though they suck the deadliest juice—so the noble mind, though forced to drain the cup of misery, can yield but generous thoughts and noble deeds.

A great woman not imperious, a fair woman not vain, a woman of common talents not jealous, an accomplished woman who scorns to shine—are four wonders just great enough to be divided among the four quarters of the globe.

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