There is another element that is a part of human happiness — and that is that unless we think of others and do something for them we miss the greatest sources of happiness.

— Ray Lyman Wilbur

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We must get rid of the silly, sloppy idea that all people are equal in capacity.


It is not how much you know about life but how you live your life that counts.

Those who can avoid mistakes by observing the mistakes of others are most apt to keep free from sorrow. In a world full of uncertainties, the record of what has gone before-human experience-is as sure and reliable as anything of which we know.


It is common talk that every individual is entitled to economic security.

The only animals and birds I know that have economic security are those that have been domesticated--and the economic security they have is controlled by the barbed-wire fence, the butcher's knife and the desire of others. They are milked, skinned, egged or eaten up by their protectors.


The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.

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