I've always enjoyed poor health.
Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
How vain, without the merit, is the name.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly.
I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.
But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
The persuasion of a friend is a strong thing.
For too much rest becomes a pain.
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.
Light is the task where many share the toil.
Not vain the weakest, if their force unite.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
It is not right to glory in the slain.
Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.
You don't manage people; you manage things. You lead people.
Grace Murray Hopper
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.
God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.
The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.
Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.
Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us.
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
In every great time there is some one idea at work which is more powerful than any other, and which shapes the events of the time and determines their ultimate issues.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are all Innovations, which are the births of time.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
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