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There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than read more

There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself.

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Start slow and taper off.

Start slow and taper off.

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No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he read more

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

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The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the read more

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.

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Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.

Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.

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Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.

Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.

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Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write read more

Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.

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A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to read more

A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods.

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Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the read more

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

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