It is the amends of a short and troublesome life, that doing good and suffering ill entitles man to a longer and better
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In all debates let truth be thy aim; not victory or an unjust interest; and endeavor to gain rather than to expose thy antagonist.
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The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
Pity the man who has a character to support – it is worse than a large family – he is silent poor indeed.
This body of mine is my teacher. This heart of mine, my guide. My dear head struggles to make sense of it all whilst my hands gently remind me to trust and let go.
In Boston they ask, How much does he know? In New York, How much is he worth? In Philadelphia, Who were his parents?
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
We mustn’t be stiff and stand-off, you know. We must be thoroughly democratic, and patronize everybody without distinction of class.