By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
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Though this be madness, yet there is method in't.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Knowing Your People
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?
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Death didn't bother me much. Strong Christian and all that. Method of death did. Being eaten alive. One of my top three ways not to go out.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
Method Best Sane
I feel an almost overwhelming interest in the methods of daylight abduction employed by the modern youth.
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Survivors can't always choose their methods.
Jesus calls us to his rest, and meekness is His method. The meek man cares not at all who is greater than he, for he has long ago decided that the esteem of the world is not worth the effort.
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You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.
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