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  1. No one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

  2. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.

  3. The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

  4. There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.

  5. Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.

  6. There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.

  7. I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.

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  8. Politics makes strange bed-fellows.

  9. The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.

  10. If there was any petting to be done...he chose to do it. Often he would sit looking at me, and then, moved by a delicate affection, come and pull at my coat and sleeve until he could touch my face with his nose, and then go away contented.

  11. It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.

  12. What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.

  13. Lettuce is like conversation: it must be fresh and crisp, and so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.

  14. The love of dirt is among the earliest of passions, as it is the latest. Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure. Fondness for theground comes back to a man after he has run the round of pleasure and business, eaten dirt, and sown wild oats, drifted about the world, and taken the wind of all its moods. The love of digging in the ground (or of looking on while he pays another to dig is as sure to come back to him, as he is sure, at last, to go under the ground, and stay there.

  15. Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.

  16. Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.

  17. There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.

  18. No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property.

  19. To own a bit of ground, to scratch it with a hoe,to plant seeds and watch their renewal of life -this is the commonest delight of the race,the most satisfactory thing a man can do.

  20. The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.

  21. There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own.

  22. We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.

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About Charles Dudley Warner

Name Charles Dudley Warner
About Charles Dudley Warner was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today
Quotes 22 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Birthday October 16
Top topics world, generosity, generations, gifts, nation

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