For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
Ah! Sir, a boy’s being flogged is not so severe as a man’s having the hiss of the world against him.
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.