Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
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What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy – but he who has shown the better temper.
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion again, it will solve the problem of the age.
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.