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A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and the Bored.
No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.
In social institutions, the whole is always less than the sum of its parts. There will never be a state as good as its people, or a church worthy of its congregation, or a university equal to its faculty and students.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
The bridges you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren’t there.
Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Don’t go through life, grow through life.
Follow Your Bliss.
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots. The other is wings.
Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.