Acorns were good until bread was found.
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Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
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There are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe… the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here.
Out of love and hatred, out of earnings and borrowings and leadings and losses; out of sickness and pain; out of wooing and worshipping; out of traveling and voting and watching and caring; out of disgrace and contempt, comes our tuition in the serene and beautiful laws.
I have thought of a pulley to raise me gradually; but that would give me pain, as it would counteract my natural inclination. I would have something that can dissipate the inertia and give elasticity to the muscles. We can heat the body, we can cool it; we can give it tension or relaxation; and surely it is possible to bring it into a state in which rising from bed will not be a pain.