Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

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Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

Folks never understand the folks they hate.

Folks never understand the folks they hate.

Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done w

Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not.

Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood

Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.

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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

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