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The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.

George MacDonald in Best, Preparation, Present

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The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.

George MacDonald

The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and w

George MacDonald

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.

George MacDonald

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.

George MacDonald

When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.

George MacDonald

To have what we want is riches but to be able to do without is power.

George MacDonald

Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.

George MacDonald

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

George MacDonald

The principle part of faith is patience.

George MacDonald

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.

George MacDonald

Attitudes are more important than facts.

George MacDonald

The west is broken into bars Of orange gold and gray Gone is the sun come are the stars And night infolds the day.

George Macdonald

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

George Macdonald

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

George Macdonald

It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.

George Macdonald