Education commences at the mother’s knee, and every word spoken in the hearing of little children tends toward the formation of character. — Let parents always bear this in mind.
Topics: Education, Example
There is no possible excuse for a guarded lie. — Enthusiastic and impulsive people will sometimes falsify thoughtlessly, but equivocation is malice prepense.
Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood, and nearly as blameable.
It is in sickness that we most feel the need of that sympathy which shows how much we are dependent upon one another for our comfort, and even necessities. Thus disease, opening our eyes to the realities of life, is an indirect blessing.
God’s glowing covenant.
Obedience sums up our entire duty.
As unkindness has no remedy at law, let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.
It is my humble prayer that I may be of some use in my day and generation.
Obedience, as it regards the social relations, the rules of society, and the laws of nature and nature’s God, should commence at the cradle and end only at the tomb.
It is but a step from companionship to slavery when one associates with vice.
Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth.
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