The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.
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Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
Lost time is never found again.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
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.