I have seen gleams in the face and eyes of the man that have let you look into a higher country.
No man sees far, most see no farther than their noses.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
A fair day's wages for a fair day's work.
Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
The greatest event for the world is the arrival of a new and wise person.
Wonder is the basis of worship.
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at.
Work alone is noble.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
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Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.