No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them...
And blessed are the horny hands of toil
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but...
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to...
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an...
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that...
There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no...
There is a law of neutralization of forces, which hinders bodies from sinking beyond a...
Necessity hath no law
Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing