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A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could no...   Life
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he ...   Life
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its ...   Life
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.   Life
A new untruth is better than an old truth.   Life
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the f...   Life
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were g...   Life
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred time...   Life
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of ...   Life
Apology is only egotism wrong side out.   Life
As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should ...   Life
Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of wo...   Life
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.   Life
Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cinc...   Life
Death tugs at my ear and says: "Live, I am coming";   Life
Do not be bullied out of your common sense by the specialist; two to o...   Life
Don't be "consistent" but be simple true.   Life
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreea...   Life
Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don you love a cushioned seat in a...   Life
Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most import...   Life
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no...   Life
Every idea is an incitement...Eloquence may set fire to reason.   Life
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebo...   Life
Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.   Life
Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achie...   Life
Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us.   Life
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant po...   Life
Have the courage to act instead of react.   Life
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning   Life
How many people live on the reputation of the reputation they might ha...   Life
I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.   Life
I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general pro...   Science
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man t...   Life
I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing...   Life
I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but...   Life
If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. T...   Life
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively c...   Life
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.   Life
It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the singl...   Life
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life w...   Life
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.   Life
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of w...   Life
Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide - that is, ...   Life
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.   Life
Little-minded people's thoughts move in such small circles that five m...   Life
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.   Life
Love prefers twilight to daylight.   Life
Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original d...   Life
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the...   Life
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too of...   Life
Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readi...   Life
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because t...   Life
Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable.   Life
Old age is fifteen years older than I am.   Age
One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original d...   Life
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up on...   Life
People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes o...   Life
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much ...   Life
People who make puns are like wanton boys that put coppers on the rail...   Life
Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right - it holds...   Time
Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by child...   Life
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done...   Life
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.   Life
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, ...   Science
Several years before birth, advertise for a couple of parents belongin...   Life
Simple people... are very quick to see the live facts which are going ...   Life
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.   Life
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it...   Life
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.   Life
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of ...   Life
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a...   Life
The Amen of nature is always a flower.   Life
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, ...   Life
The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.   Life
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in w...   Life
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of fact...   Life
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be ...   Life
The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never retur...   Life
The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not th...   Life
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.   Life
The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.   Life
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo l...   Life
The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may thi...   Life
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often...   Life
The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its g...   Life
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.   Life
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.   Life
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched w...   Life
To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful and hopeful t...   Life
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes a...   Life
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, y...   Life
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.   Life
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we qui...   Life
When in doubt, do it.   Life
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hear...   Life
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and ...   Life
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face f...   Friendship