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Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. - Veronica A. Shoffstall

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man. - Charles Sumner

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

The white-wash'd wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that click'd behind the door; The chest contriv'd a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day. - Oliver Goldsmith

Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it. - Fulton John Sheen

A place where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed. - Robert Green Ingersoll

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through. - Alexis de Tocqueville

Culture is one thing and varnish is another. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. - Aristotle [Aristoteles]