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One of the greatest writers of all time had a few solid words of wisdom. Here are some of his more memorable quotes with a handful of life lessons to snag from 'em.

1.) “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”

2.) “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

3.) "Courage is grace under pressure."

4.)  “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”

5.) "There is no friend as loyal as a book."

6.) "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."

7.)“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”

8.) “The first draft of anything is shit.”

9.) “As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.”

10.) “All things truly wicked start from innocence.”

11.) “Never confuse movement with action.”

12.) “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”

13.) "A man can be destroyed but not defeated."