Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
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- The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
- It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
- Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
- The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.
- A fair day’s wages for a fair day’s work.
- A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune’s inequality exhibits under this sun.