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
Folks never understand the folks they hate.
No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest...
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who...
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
There is a law of neutralization of forces, which hinders bodies from sinking beyond a...
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the...
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise...
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Certainly it is no shame to a man that he should be as nice about...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a...
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are...