Sunday Open Thread

“Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.”

“Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.”

“Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sun-dial in the shade?”

“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.”

“If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.”

“If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.”

– Benjamin Franklin

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