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System in all things is the soul of business. To deliberate maturely and execute promptly is the way to conduct it to advantage. With me, it has always been a maxim to let my designs appear from my works, rather than by my expressions.

—George Washington (by Gilbert Stuart; Public Domain)

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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Kant, Immanuel, by Johann Gottlieb Becker, 1768, pd

—Immanuel Kant (by Johann Gottlieb Becker, 1768)

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A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.

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—William Lyon Phelps

…There is nothing limiting about order and structure in one’s life. Quite the opposite. The individual who has built an organized way of approaching each day suddenly finds the time to explore new horizons and uncover new gems. It is the disorganized individual who flounders from problem to problem throughout their day, constantly fighting the clock.

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