There's a kinship among men who have sat by a dying fire and measured the worth of their life by it.
Since every man is obliged to promote happiness and virtue, he should be careful not to mislead unwary minds, by appearing to set too high a value upon things by which no real excellence is conferred.
No barber shaves so close but another finds his work.
What else should you be? Human beings didn't evolve brains in order to lie around on lakes. Killing's the first thing we learned. And a good thing we did, or we'd be dead, and the tigers would own the earth.
Orson Scott Card
The strength of a man's virtue must not be measured by his efforts, but by his ordinary life.
Ascend, may you find so resistanceJust know that you made such a differenceAll you leave behind will live to the endThe cycle of suffering goes onBut memories of you stay strongSome day I too will fly and find you again
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.
The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution.
Anybody who accepts mediocrity -- in school, on the job, in life -- is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
Jean de la Bruyere
The quickest way is sometimes the longest.
Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
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