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Do without fail what you determine to do.


Doing is the greatest thing. For if resolutely people do what is right, in time they come to like doing it. -RUSKIN.

Doing right never hurt anybody; doing wrong always does.-GARFIELD.

"Don't cry over spilt milk; up and catch the cow."

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.-O.S. MARDEN. Doubt of any kind cannot be resolved except by action. -CARLYLE.

Drive thy business; let not that drive thee. Sloth makes all things difficult; industry, all easy.-FRANKLIN.

Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody, and to that person whatever he says has an enhanced value. -EMERSON.

Eat at your own as you would eat at the table of the king.-CONFUCIUS.

Economy comes too late when coffers are empty.


Economy is, of itself, a great revenue. -CICERO. Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity. -HORACE MANN.

Education and freedom are the only sources of true greatness and true happiness among the people.


Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a

standing army.-EDWARD EVERETT.

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Education is an ornament to the fortunate, a haven of refuge to the unfortunate.-DEMOCRITUS.

Education is not a luxury but a necessity, without which a nation cannot progress in any way.-MOSELY.

Education is the chief defense of nations.-BURKE.

Education is the only interest worthy the deep, controlling anxiety of the thoughtful man.

- WENDELL PHILLIPS. Education of the will is the object of our existence.

-EMERSON. Education ought not to cease when we leave school; but if well begun there, will continue through life.

-SIR JOHN LUBBOCK. Eloquence is the transference of thought and emotion from one heart to another, no matter how it is done.

-GOUGH. Eloquence is truth in earnest.—THEO. L. CUYLER.

Energy will do anything that can be done in this world.-GOETHE.

Enthusiasm is the height of man; it is the passing from the human to the divine.-EMERSON.

Evermore man receives what he first gives to nature and society and God.—NEWELL D. HILLIS.

Every action in company ought to be with some sign of respect to those present.-WASHINGTON.

Every duty we omit obscures some truth we should have known.--JOHN RUSKIN.

Every life has its actual blanks which the ideal must fill up, or which else remain bare and profitless forever.

- JULIA WARD HOWE. Every man has a weak side. Every wise man knows where it is, and will be sure to keep a double guard.

-Mason. Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.

-CHANNING. Every man stamps his own value upon himself, and we are great or little according to our own will.

-SAMUEL SMILES. Every noble activity makes room for itself.-EMERSON.

Every noble crown is, and forever on earth will be, a crown of thorns.-CARLYLE.

Every right action and true thought sets the seal of its beauty on the person and the face.-RUSKIN. “Every time we conquer ourselves we are helping others to conquer themselves.”

Everyone has a natural right to choose that vocation in life which he thinks most likely gives him comfortable subsistence.—JEFFERSON.

Everyone wishes to live long, but no one would be old.-SWIFT. Everything comes if a man will only wait.

-BEACONSFIELD. “Everything comes to the man who waits,' but not while he waits."

Everything that happens to us leaves some trace behind; everything contributes imperceptibly to make us what we are.—GOETHE.

Everywhere the flower of obedience is intelligence. Obey man with cordial loyalty and you will understand him.-PHILLIPS BROOKS.

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Failure is blindness to the strategic element in events; success is readiness for instant action when the opportune moment arrives.—NEWELL D. HILLIS.

Failures are but the pillars of success.—Welsh Proverb.

Faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.-A. A. HODGE.

Fashion is, for the most part, nothing but the ostentation of riches.-LOCKE. “Fate gives us parents; choice gives us friends." Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life.

-Bible. “Find a way or make one."

Find out what your temptations are, and you will find out largely what you are yourself.—BEECHER.

Find the right point at starting; strike straight; begin well; everything depends on it.-AMIEL.

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and giver; and adulation is not of more service to the people than to kings.-BURKE.

Fly from the crowd, and be to virtue true. Content with what thou hast, tho' it be small.-CHAUCER.

For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds,
And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.


For man to assist man is to be a god; this is the path to eternal glory.-PLINY, the Elder.

For my own private satisfaction, I had rather be master of my time than wear a diadem.


An unfortunate and an imprudent man are synonymous terms.-RICHELIEU.

And he who waits to have his task marked out
Shall die and leave his errand unfulfilled.


"And many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest timbered oak."

And yet, when a strong brain is weighed with a true heart, it seems to me like balancing a bubble against a wedge of gold.-HOLMES.

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to take care of himself. American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.-W. J. BRYAN.

Any fool can learn from experience, but it takes a wise man to learn from the experience of others.


Any man may commit a mistake, but none but a fool will continue in it.-CICERO.

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Architecture is a handmaid of devotion. church is a sermon in stone and its spire a finger pointing to heaven.-SCHOFF.

As a matter of fact, a man's first duty is to mind his own business.-GEORGE HORACE LORIMER.

As charity covers a multitude of sins before God, so does politeness before men.-GREVILLE.

As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every minute of time.-MASON.

As love will often make a wise man act like a fool, so will interest often make a fool act like a wise man.


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