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This advice from Good Housekeeping published in 1886 imparts wisdom on various aspects of life. It emphasizes the importance of generosity, self-control, and the pursuit of goodness. It also touches on the idea that material wealth doesn’t necessarily lead to richness of character, and that actions speak louder than words.
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Advice from Good Housekeeping published in 1886.
- The wealthiest miser is the poorest of all men.
- When a man’s coat is threadbare it is easy to pick a hole in it.
- He who can suppress a moment’s anger may prevent a day of sorrow.
- A hungry man doesn’t throw bread out of the window because it isn’t pie.
- Youth studies most how best to live, old age studies most how best to die.
- A dollar decreases in size in the same ratio that a man’s heart gets bigger.
- The best men and women are too busy doing good to have time to tell about it.
- An open mind, an open hand and an open heart will find everywhere an open door.
- Too many men are born with their mouths open who never afterwards learn to keep them closed.