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...himself under God's heaven as a God-made man, that the poorest son of Adam dimly longs. Show him the way of doing that, the dullest day-drudge kindles into a hero.--CARLYLE.
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.--COLTON.
When our souls shall leave this dwelling, the glory of one fair and virtuous action is above all the scutcheons on our tomb, or silken banners over us.--J. SHIRLEY.
Our acts make or mar us,--We are the children of our own deeds.--VICTOR HUGO.
Man, being essentially active, must find in activity his joy, as well as his beauty and glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward.--WHIPPLE.
ADVERSITY.--Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.--COLTON.
In the day of prosperity we have many refuges to resort to; in the... Hugo, Victor
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