No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
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A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.
The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
Think as I think said the man, or you are abominable. You are a toad. And after I had thought on it, I said I will then, be a toad.
1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.
What's that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I'm able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I'm older. Thank God for growing up.
One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on.
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.