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'To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.'


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'While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.'


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'A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.'


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'Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.'


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'Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.'


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'We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.'


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'Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.'


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'Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.'


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'A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.'


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'Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.'


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'Our ideals are our better selves.'


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'The less routine the more life.'


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'Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.'


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'Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.'


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'Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.'


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'Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.'


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'A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.'


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'The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.'

 

 

 

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