If you have written a clever and conclusive, but scathing letter, keep it back till the next day, And it will very often never go at all.
More Quotes from John Lubbock:A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Marriage is a great responsibility. Do not trust altogether to, or be beguiled by, the eye, for marriages are not to be contracted by the hands and eye, but with reason and the heart.
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being.
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