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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard

Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt. - Robertson Davies

If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. - Henry David Thoreau

Whatever difference may appear in the fortunes of mankind, there is, nevertheless, a certain compensation of good and evil which makes them equal. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

It is some compensation for great evils that they enforce great lessons. - Christian Nestell Bovee

Forgetfulness: A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely. - Frank McKinney 'Kin' Hubbard

The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others. - Bertrand Russell