Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

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Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues her

Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic a mere working mason, if he possesses some kno

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

If a farmer fills his barn with grain he gets mice. If he leaves it empty he gets actors.

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    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

    Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go.

    Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go.

    Never give up, before giving your best in all what you face

    Never give up, before giving your best in all what you face.

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