He is now rising from affluence to poverty.
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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.
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.
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Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to be quite true.
There is nothing so bad or so good that you will not find an Englishman doing it; but you will never find an Englishman in the wrong. He does everything on principle. He fights you on patriotic principles; he robs you on business principles; he enslaves you on imperial principles.
Kindness, love, strength and determination personified!! Madiba reminds me that everything is possible!
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
As to the rout that is made about people who are ruined by extravagance, it is no matter to the nation that some individuals suffer. When so much general productive exertion is the consequence of luxury, the nation does not care though there are debtors; nay, they would not care though their creditors were there too.
I said there was nothing so convincing to an Indian as a general massacre. If he could not approve of the massacre, I said the next surest thing for an Indian was soap and education. Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run; because a half-massacred Indian may recover, but if you educate him and wash him, it is bound to finish him some time or other.