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Page 223 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 148 - I do the very best I know how — the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Page 233 - For perhaps they have heard some talk, such an one is a great rich man, and another except to it, yea, but he hath a great charge of children; as if it were an abatement to his riches. But the most ordinary cause of a single life is liberty, especially in certain self-pleasing and...
Page 292 - ... and better breakfasted than he whose morning appetite would have gladly fed on green figs between Bethany and Jerusalem, his religion walks abroad at eight, and leaves his kind entertainer in the shop trading all day without his religion.
Page 49 - Thinking leads man to knowledge. He may see and hear, and read and learn whatever he pleases, and as much as he pleases ; he will never know anything of it, except that which he has thought over, that which by thinking he has made the property of his own mind. Is it then saying too much if I say that man, by thinking only, becomes truly man? Take away thought from man's life, and what remains ?— festtdozzi.
Page 186 - The diligent hand maketh rich ;" and it is true indeed : but he considers not that it is not in the power of riches to make a man happy, for it was wisely said by a man of great observation, " that there be as many miseries beyond riches as on this side of them.
Page 142 - With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to his furious course Gives way, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage; Till floating broad upon his breathless side, And to his fate abandon'd, to the shore You gaily drag your unresisting prize.
Page 202 - If you your lips would keep from slips, Five things observe with care: Of whom you speak, to whom you speak, And how and when and where.