He makes a great mistake… who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.
As a person is so must you humor them.
To touch a sore is to renew one’s grief.
I hold this as a rule of life: Too much of anything is bad.
Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking.
No man was ever endowed with a judgment so correct and judicious, but that circumstances, time, and experi ence, would teach him something new, and apprise him that of those things with which he thought himself the best acquainted, he knew nothing; and that those ideas which in theory appeared the most advantageous were found, when brought into practice, to be altogether impracticable.
You’re a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
So many men, so many opinions.
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