One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
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- The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
- Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
- There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
- The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.
- When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.
- When the world has got hold of a lie, it is astonishing how hard it is to kill it. You beat it over the head, till it seems to have given up the ghost, and behold! the next day it is as healthy as ever.