Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident and money takes wings. The only thing that endures is character.
Horace Greeley (1811 - 1872)
Source: "Breaks of the Game" by David Halberstam; orginally quoted from Horace Greeley
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Wisdom is never dear, provided the article be genuine.
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The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
A widow of doubtful age will marry almost any sort of a white man.
Source: Letter to Dr. Rufus Wilmot Griswold.
I do not regret having braved public opinion, when I knew it was wrong and was sure it would be merciless.
The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages.
Source: The American Conflict.
The masses of our countrymen, North and South, are eager to clasp hands across the bloody chasm which has so long divided them.
Source: Acceptance of Liberal Republican Nomination as President. May 29, 1872.
Answering a letter from a church asking what else they should try after having failed to raise enough money on bake sales, bazaars, suppers, etc. Why not try religion?
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