It was in making education not only common to all, but in some sense compulsory on all, that the destiny of the free republics of America was practically settled
Quote by James Russell Lowell
America And Americans Quotes
Common Sense Quotes
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his...
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that...
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of...
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious...
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer...
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find...
Those who talk don't know what is going on and those who know what is...