I had rather die broke because I had been spending my money in doing worthwhile things than sitting around cutting coupons.
Simon Lake - submarine builder
We are just beginning to ask one another how we may preserve the little that remains, for ourselves and our children
George "Bird" Grinnell - conservationist
Open year round.
delivered the goods
Harrison & Gould - hardware store
People sometimes say they pulled themselves up by their own bootstraps.
There is usually a helping hand, but it's much more dramatic to say you did it alone.
Joseph Foran - educator
I had the canopy of heaven for my hospital and the ground for my hammock, having no other friend present but the sun to smile upon me.
Joseph Plumb Martin - Revolutionary war diarist
women all over the United States, in fact all over the world who have been doing these things for the Boy Scouts because they could not get a male leader, but we could not get recognition.
Catherine ‘Kay’ N. Pollard - scoutmaster
If you live long enough you’ll automatically get recognition.
Helen Langner - early child psychiatrist
If you don’t keep up with the trend of the times and if you let up on your work, someone else will step in and take your place.
Sylvester Poli - theater magnate
I quit this foolishness about retiring, went back to work, lost all my money, and have been quite happy
Simon Lake - submarine builder
To me, medicine is the most interesting thing in the world.
Helen Langner - early child psychiatrist
Voted, That the earth is the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof.
Voted, That the earth is given to the saints.
Voted, That we are the saints
Revrand Peter Prudden's 1640 prayer
We are a cheerful people, and we refuse to believe what we do not want to believe.
Simon Lake - submarine builder
I try to cultivate the young, making up for the losses I have had.
Helen Langner - early child psychiatrist
War consists almost entirely of killing and destruction.
Simon Lake - submarine builder
If you remember that there is a distinct difference between who a a person IS and how he or she PERFORMS at a job, you will get along
Joseph Foran - educator
There is always more to do than you can do.
Helen Langner - early child psychiatrist

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