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    When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

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Temperance is a bridle of gold.

Temperance is a bridle of gold.

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My father told me that if you saw a man in a Rolls Royce you could be sure he was read more

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Thought is a dangerous thing; it makes one see that the popular notions of society are wrong.

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We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

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The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved.

The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved.

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Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.

Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.

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Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't read more

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I have found it is much easier to make a success in life than to make a success of one's read more

I have found it is much easier to make a success in life than to make a success of one's life.

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No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve.

No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve.

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