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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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For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the read more

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.

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To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a read more

To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.

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Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

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A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from read more

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.

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The worst men often give the best advice.

The worst men often give the best advice.

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The end and aim of all education is the development of character.

The end and aim of all education is the development of character.

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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they read more

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

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Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look read more

Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.

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