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William R. Alger Quotes

(1822-1905), American Writer

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.

Category: Advice

Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.

Category: Anger

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.

Category: Duty

Public opinion is a second conscience.

Category: Opinions

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.

Category: Proverbs

Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.

Category: Quotations

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.

Category: Soul

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.

Category: Victory

Words of love, are works of love.

Category: Words