A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.

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All wealth is the product of labor.

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Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

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Earthly minds, like mud walls, resist the strongest batteries; and though, perhaps, somethimes the force of a clear argument may make some impression, yet they nevertheless stand firm, keep out the enemy, truth, that would captivate or disturbe them.

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Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided.

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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

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New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common.

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Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

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Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

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Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

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