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Thomas Chandler Haliburton Quotes and Sayings

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

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

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

A college education shows a man how little other people know.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

 

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

To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Punctuality is the soul of business.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed) PHOTO

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot PHOTO

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller PHOTO

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl PHOTO

Circumstances make man, not man circumstances.
- Mark Twain

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung


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