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Thomas Chandler Haliburton Quotes

A college education shows a man how little other people know.

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.

Punctuality is the soul of business.

The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.

To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back.

When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.