Good humor makes all things tolerable.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)
Contributed by: Zaady
The worst thing in the world next to anarchy, is government.
Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1867
He thinketh no evil
Source: (Green-Wood Cemetery; Brooklyn, New York)
A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an axe? And affairs that had not grit in them how long would they take to make a man.
There can be no high civilization where there is not ample leisure.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard taskmaster to yourself -- and be lenient with everybody else.
If you want your neighbor to know what the Christ spirit will do for him, let him see what it has done for you.
Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages.
Men strengthen each other in their faults. Those who are alike associate together, repeat the things which all believe, defend and stimulate their common faults of disposition, and each one receives from the others a reflection of his own egotism.
Source: Eyes & Ears
Flattery is praise insincerely given for an interested purpose.
Source: Eyes and Ears
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