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By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties.
We only think when we are confronted with problems.
Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.
Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart’s desire.
To me faith means not worrying.
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his…
No man’s credit is as good as his money.
Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations…
One lives with so many bad deeds on one’s conscience and some good intentions in one’s heart.
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the…
Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but…
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
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