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A child's hand in yours - what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone read more

A child's hand in yours - what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of power and wisdom. Merry Browne -Marjorie Holmes.

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Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.

Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.

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A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

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We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop read more

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. -Mark Twain.

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Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

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Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then read more

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.

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Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

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I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural read more

I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.

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Stupid is as stupid does.

Stupid is as stupid does.

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