A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time observe the hours of the universe not of the cars.

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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

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    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

    It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

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