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Libraries
Engrave this Quote What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
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Life
Engrave this Quote It is advisable that a person know at least three things, where they are, where they are going, and what they had best do under the circumstances.
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Engrave this Quote There is no wealth but life.
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Mediocrity
Engrave this Quote They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
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Money
Engrave this Quote It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
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Music
Engrave this Quote Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
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Nation, Nationality, Nationalism
Engrave this Quote Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
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Engrave this Quote The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
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Nature
Engrave this Quote Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself --my disgust at her barbarity --clumsiness --darkness --bitter mockery of herself --is the most desolating.
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Engrave this Quote The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.
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Engrave this Quote Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength.
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Obedience
Engrave this Quote Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends.
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Peace
Engrave this Quote You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
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People
Engrave this Quote People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.
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Perfection
Engrave this Quote No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.
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Photography
Engrave this Quote No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
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Play/Games
Engrave this Quote The last act crowns the play.
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Pride
Engrave this Quote In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
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Profanity, Swearing, Vulgarity
Engrave this Quote The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
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Property
Engrave this Quote Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
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Punishment
Engrave this Quote Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
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Quality
Engrave this Quote What is the cheapest to you now is likely to be the dearest to you in the end.
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Engrave this Quote Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
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Reading
Engrave this Quote A book worth reading is worth buying.
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Engrave this Quote You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
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