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" Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business. "
" There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place. "
" One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more. "
" There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. "
" There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble. "
" The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use. "
" Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for. "
" Indeed, there is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted. "
" Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. "
" There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. "
" A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. "
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" Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster. "
" Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. "
" The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible. "
" The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. "
" The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude. "
" Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. "
" The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind. "
" A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. "
" Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. "
" There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. "
" There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. "
" An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather. "
" They who drink beer will think beer. "
" Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears. "
" A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. "
" Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. "
" Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. "
" The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem. "
" Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. "
" A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use. "