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Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

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A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend - 'Just as good as the real.'

A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend - 'Just as good as the real.'

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Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.

Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.

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The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.

The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.

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Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.

Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.

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Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.

Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.

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The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. read more

The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.

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Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from read more

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration. - My Summer in a Garden, 1871.

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I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity. - read more

I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity. - My Summer in a Garden.

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Politics makes strange bed-fellows.

Politics makes strange bed-fellows.

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