All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Litigant, noun, a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”
“It has indeed been a trying hour for the Republic; but I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.”
“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”
“It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”