An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
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Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
The bitterness of poor quality Lingers long after The sweetness of low price is forgotten.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
It does not matter what the whip is it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it out of your own souls.
You may chisel a boy into shape, as you would a rock, or hammer him into it, if he be of a better kind, as you would a piece of bronze. But you cannot hammer a girl into anything. She grows as a flower does.
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