Quotes by Thomas C. Haliburton

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Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.

When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear.

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