What right have you to take the word wealth, which originally meant ''well-being,'' and degrade and narrow it by confining it to certain sorts of material objects measured by money.
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When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
In health of mind and body, men should see with their own eyes, hear and speak without trumpets, walk on their feet, not on wheels, and work and war with their arms, not with engine-beams, nor rifles warranted to kill twenty men at a shot before you can see them.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
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I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.