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''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
~ John Abbott | (Canadian Statesman ) | 1821-1893 | Knowledge
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A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Books
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A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Cheerfulness
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A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~ Lyman Abbott | (American Congregationalist minister ) | 1835-1922 | Children
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A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~ Lyman Abbott | (American Congregationalist minister ) | 1835-1922 | Children
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A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Christianity
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A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror -- and they last longer.
~ David Lloyd George | ( British statesman. ) | 1863-1945 | Aristocracy
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A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
~ Otto von Bismarck | ( Prussian German statesman and aristocrat. ) | 1815-1898 | Government
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A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man?
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Time
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A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Men and Women
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A man's character is the reality of himself; his reputation, the opinion others have formed about him; character resides in him, reputation in other people; that is the substance, this is the shadow.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Character
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A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.
~ Dean Acheson | (American statesman and lawyer ) | 1893-1971 | Management
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A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs-jolted by every pebble in the road.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Humor
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A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Politics
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A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Bachelor
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Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Admiration
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Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Advice
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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Adversity
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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Ambition
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All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Choice
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All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Words
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