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The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Wise laws and just restraints are to a noble nation not chains, but chains of mail, -- strength and defense, though something of an incumbrance.
One evening, when I was yet in my nurse’s arms, I wanted to touch the tea urn, which was boiling merrily... My nurse would have taken me away from the urn, but my mother said 'Let him touch it.' So I touched it -- and that was my first lesson in the meaning of liberty.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
There is no wealth but life.
Without seeking, truth cannot be known at all. It can neither be declared from pulpits, nor set down in articles, nor in any wise prepared and sold in packages ready for use. Truth must be ground for every man by itself out of it such, with such help as he can get, indeed, but not without stern labor of his own.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
That treacherous phantom which men call Liberty.
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