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Thomas Chandler Haliburton
December 17, 1796 - August 27, 1865
Nationality: Canadian
Category: Author
Subcategory: Canadian Author

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.


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


A college education shows a man how little other people know.

    Topics: Education

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


Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.


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


A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.


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.

    Topics: Business

To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back.


Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.


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