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“It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he'll look for his own answers.”

― Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

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Re: Profound and Touching Quotes Thread

“It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer' date=' all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he'll look for his own answers.”

― Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear[/quote']

Getting everything that we want wrecks us.

But our wants are never satisfied. We think that if we just get that other house, girl, or whatever -- that our felicity will be complete. But of course that's not true.

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“You must never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength.”

- General Iroh ;)

“Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.”

- Iroh

“Commitment is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism.”

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

- Emerson

“Man cannot remake himself without suffering. For he’s both, the marble, and the sculptor.”

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