Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom but forced by the occasion.

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Well done is better than well said.

Well done is better than well said.

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.

Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.

Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.

By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.

By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    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.

    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.

    Joy is the serious business of heaven.

    Joy is the serious business of heaven.

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