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Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.


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The Bible has been the Magna Charta of the poor and of the oppressed.



If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?



It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.

It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.



Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.

Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.



God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.

God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.



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Life is too short to occupy oneself with the slaying of the slain more than once.



The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity.

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity.



Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.

Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.





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