tmelvin - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.]]> <![CDATA[The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.]]> <![CDATA[The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.]]> <![CDATA[Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.]]> <![CDATA[It is faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth looking at.]]> <![CDATA[This world owes all its forward impulses to people ill at ease.]]> <![CDATA[Skepticism, riddling the faith of yesterday, prepared the way for the faith of tomorrow.]]> <![CDATA[The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.]]> <![CDATA[The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.]]> <![CDATA[The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.]]> <![CDATA[Now is the watchword of the wise.]]> <![CDATA[Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.]]> <![CDATA[The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power.]]> <![CDATA[Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love.]]> <![CDATA[It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.]]> <![CDATA[Written laws are like spider's webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and the poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.]]> <![CDATA[To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.]]> <![CDATA[Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.]]> <![CDATA[A dog that barks much is never a good hunter.]]> <![CDATA[It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.]]> <![CDATA[There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.]]> <![CDATA[As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.]]> <![CDATA[Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives.]]> <![CDATA[Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.]]> <![CDATA[I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.]]> <![CDATA[Virtue that wavers is not virtue.]]> <![CDATA[Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge shall every room be filled with precious and pleasant riches.]]> <![CDATA[Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.]]> <![CDATA[A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.]]> <![CDATA[A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.]]> <![CDATA[He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.]]>