Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
Ideals are the worlds masters.
Category: Ideals And Idealism
Joys divided are increased.
Labor is the instituted means for the methodical development of all our powers under the direction and control of the will.
The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.
Category: Life And Living
The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.
A mind grows by what it feeds on.
Let this be understood, then, at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but it is essential to that preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your successes, and for retaining them when gained. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that process gain strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it,
''Work and wait'', ''work and wait'' is what God says to us in creation.
One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.
Calmness is the cradle of power.
Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.
Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
Category: Scholars And Scholarship
The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.