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Thomas C. Haliburton Quotes

(1796-1865), Canadian Jurist, Author

Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear.

Category: Argument

The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.

Category: Character

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.

Category: Contentment

No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.

Category: Economy And Economics

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.

Category: Failure

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.

Category: Hope

When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.

Category: Men

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

Category: Names

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.

Category: Power

Punctuality is the soul of business.

Category: Punctuality