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"In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
- Lao Tzu
I am not a genius, I am just curious. I ask many questions. and when the answer is simple, then God is answering.
- Albert Einstein
Simplicity is the glory of expression.
- Walt Whitman
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
- Mark Twain
"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts."
- Mahatma Gandhi
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Stamp marking the 250th anniversary of the first formalized postal service in Canada, initiated in June 1763 by Benjamin Franklin, then the Philadelphia-based postmaster for Britain’s colonies in North America. The stamp features a portrait of Franklin and a vintage scene of Quebec City.
"Do well by doing good." - Benjamin Franklin
"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." - Benjamin Franklin
A landmark stamp to be issued Monday by Canada Post to commemorate the 250th anniversary of formalized mail delivery in this country will feature a portrait of - huh? - American history icon Benjamin Franklin, the famed inventor, diplomat, philosopher and Founding Father of the United States.
But the Canadian postal tribute to Franklin - plotter of the would-be conquest of Quebec during the Revolutionary War - is not some colossal printing error. read more »
"...a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind." - Albert Einstein
"Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind."
- Albert Einstein
"Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson