Quotes by Charles Simmons

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Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

True greatness consists in being great in little things.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.
No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.