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If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.

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For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.

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A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.

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Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

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The sweetest sound of all is praise.

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The sweetest of all sounds is praise.

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Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living