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Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough.

E.W. Howe

Parents accept their obsolescence with the best grace they can muster. . . they do all they can to make it easy for the younger generation to surpass the older, while secretly dreading the rejection that follows.

Christopher Lasch

Righteousness is easy in retrospect.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster.

William Tecumseh Sherman

It is easy to know when a government wishes for peace by observing the character of the person sent to negotiate for it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.


It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

Rene Descartes

If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.

Branch Rickey

Diligence is a good thing, but taking things easy is much more - restful.

Mark Twain

A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.

Susan Sontag

It is easy in the world to live after the worlds opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,

Joseph Addison

Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place.

Harry S. Truman

How much wilderness do the wilderness-lovers want? ask those who would mine and dig and cut and dam in such sanctuary spots as these. The answer is easy: Enough so that there will be in the years ahead a little relief, a little quiet, a little relaxation, for any of our increasing millions who need and want it.

Wallace Stegner

I have come to terms with the future. From this day onward I will walk easy on the earth. Plant trees. Kill no living things. Live in harmony with all creatures. I will restore the earth where I am. Use no more of its resources than I need. And listen, listen to what it is telling me.

M.J. Slim Hooey

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