It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
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Half a truth is often a great lie.
A place for everything, everything in its place.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Fatigue is the best pillow.
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology.
The power of visibility can never be underestimated.
The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
In thinking about religion and society in the 21st century, we should broaden the conversation about faith from doctrinal debates to the larger question of how it might inspire us to strengthen the bonds of belonging that redeem us from our solitude, helping us to construct together a gracious and generous social order.
Maria is the best reason to come home.