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Conversation
Engrave this Quote They that are loudest in their threats are the weakest in the execution of them. It is probable that he who is killed by lightning hears no noise; but the thunder-clap which follows, and which most alarms the ignorant, is the surest proof of their safety.
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Corruption
Engrave this Quote There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them.
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Danger
Engrave this Quote It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
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Death
Engrave this Quote Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
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Decisions
Engrave this Quote Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness or oppose with firmness.
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Defeat
Engrave this Quote My lowest days as a Christian and There Were Low Ones--Seven Months Worth Of Them In Prison, To Be Exact have been more fulfilling and rewarding than all the days of glory in the White House.
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Engrave this Quote When the frustration of my helplessness seemed greatest, I discovered God's grace was more than sufficient. And after my imprisonment, I could look back and see how God used my powerlessness for His purpose. What He has chosen for my most significant witness was not my triumphs or victories, but my defeat.
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Determination
Engrave this Quote Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
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Doubt
Engrave this Quote Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
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Economics
Engrave this Quote Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores.
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Education
Engrave this Quote It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends.
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Facts
Engrave this Quote Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge which crams our heads with learned lumber and then takes out our brains to make room for it.
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Fame
Engrave this Quote Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
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Family
Engrave this Quote The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attached and the first authority under which a person learns to live, the family establishes society's most basic values.
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Fashion
Engrave this Quote Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
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-Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825
Fear
Engrave this Quote We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
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Freedom
Engrave this Quote Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
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Engrave this Quote Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
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Friends
Engrave this Quote Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
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Engrave this Quote True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
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Genius
Engrave this Quote The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
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Gossip
Engrave this Quote None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
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Greed
Engrave this Quote Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
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Happiness
Engrave this Quote There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
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Engrave this Quote Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meandering, but leads none of us by the same route
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