There was never a century nor a country that was short of experts who knew the Deity’s mind and were willing to reveal it.
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The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large mattertis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
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Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles, aside from all the static, are the goals set. Put your head down, do the best job possible, let the flak pass, and work towards those goals.
Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. I you look at it to admire it, you are lost.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.
If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Our tastes greatly alter. The lad does not care for the child’s rattle, and the old man does not care for the young man’s whore.
Where charity keeps pace with grain, industry is blessed, but to slave to get, and keep it sordidly, is a sin against Providence, a vice in government and an injury to their neighbours.