God works wonders now and then Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
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The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society.
You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.
All the United States, it is a society that is split like to the bottom, that had very poor people in the country that is one of the wealthiest countries.
Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.
Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more - even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there's a gender gap.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
I've seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are.