Girl jumping in a meadow with flowers
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What makes a quote a great quote? I think that if it is still around after many years, and it still inspires, it is a great quote.
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The greasest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
It is no small thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved to have thought to have done?
Knowledge, in truth, is the great sun in the firmament. Life and power are scattered with all its beams.
The world is a looking glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is whole-some for the character.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
Whem wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those that never come.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Happiness, eternal or temporal, is not the reward that mankind seeks, Happinesses are but his wayside companions. His soul is in the journey and in the struggle.
When merit has been achieved, do not take it to yourself; for if you do not take it to yourself, it shall never take it from you.
To worship, to comprehend, to receive, to feel, to give, to act: this is our law, our duty, our happiness, our heaven.
Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content: the quiet mind is richer than a crown.
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
--Lopa de Vega
Who is the happiest of men? He who valus the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though it were his own.
The secret of success in conversations is to be able to disagree without being disagreeable.
When we can to begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
A forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note, torn in two and burned up, so that it never can be shown against the man.
Does thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Surely God endures forever.
Self-reverence, self knowledge, self-control, these thhree alone lead to sovereign power.
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Why should we be in such desparate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above it.
The riches of scolarship, the benignities of literature, defy fortune and outlive calamity.
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forgst greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
A really great man is known by three signs-generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
Much remains to conquer still; peace hath her victories no less than war.
Take from our hearts the love of the beautiful, and you take away all the charm of life.
I have never had a policy, I simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came.
Fine art is that in which the hand, and the heart of man go together.
Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
The true test of a man's worth is not his theology but his life.
Poetry is emotion recollected in tranquillity.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
It is not enough merely possess virtue, as if it were an art; it should be practiced.