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He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.


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"Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time." Make picture quote!
"Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." Make picture quote!
"Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation." Make picture quote!
"Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it." Make picture quote!
"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong." Make picture quote!
"No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve." Make picture quote!
"Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious." Make picture quote!
"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men." Make picture quote!
"Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand." Make picture quote!
"Oh, give us the man who sings at his work." Make picture quote!
"Silence is more eloquent than words." Make picture quote!
"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together." Make picture quote!
"Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts." Make picture quote!
"Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether." Make picture quote!
"Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist." Make picture quote!
"The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong." Make picture quote!
"The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully." Make picture quote!
"Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are." Make picture quote!
"Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world." Make picture quote!
"To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself." Make picture quote!
"The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart." Make picture quote!
"No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence." Make picture quote!
"No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad." Make picture quote!
"No person is important enough to make me angry." Make picture quote!
"No pressure, no diamonds." Make picture quote!
"No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men." Make picture quote!
"One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO." Make picture quote!
"None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone." Make picture quote!
"Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with." Make picture quote!
"Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom." Make picture quote!
"Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment." Make picture quote!
"Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight." Make picture quote!
"Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment." Make picture quote!
"Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die." Make picture quote!
"Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none." Make picture quote!
"Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us." Make picture quote!
"No violent extreme endures." Make picture quote!
"When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze." Make picture quote!
"Thought is the parent of the deed." Make picture quote!
"To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes." Make picture quote!
"True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper." Make picture quote!
"Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time." Make picture quote!
"War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle." Make picture quote!
"Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects." Make picture quote!
"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books." Make picture quote!
"Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows, in man after man, generation after generation, - till its full stature is reached, and such System of Thought can grow no farther, but must give place to another." Make picture quote!
"When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent." Make picture quote!
"No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes." Make picture quote!
"Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is." Make picture quote!
"Wonder is the basis of worship." Make picture quote!
"Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen." Make picture quote!
"Work alone is noble." Make picture quote!
"Worship is transcendent wonder." Make picture quote!
"Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness." Make picture quote!
"What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite." Make picture quote!
"The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today, and forever." Make picture quote!
"The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest." Make picture quote!
"The eye sees what it brings the power to see." Make picture quote!
"The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself." Make picture quote!
"The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then." Make picture quote!
"The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none." Make picture quote!
"The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity." Make picture quote!
"The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity." Make picture quote!
"The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall." Make picture quote!
"The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done." Make picture quote!
"The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious." Make picture quote!
"The spiritual is the parent of the practical." Make picture quote!
"The true university of these days is a collection of books." Make picture quote!
"The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green." Make picture quote!
"The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was." Make picture quote!
"There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune." Make picture quote!
"There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write." Make picture quote!
"This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it." Make picture quote!
"The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better." Make picture quote!
"Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death." Make picture quote!
"Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being." Make picture quote!
"Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer." Make picture quote!
"Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries." Make picture quote!
"Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will." Make picture quote!
"Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one." Make picture quote!
"Every noble work is at first impossible." Make picture quote!
"Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct." Make picture quote!
"Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will." Make picture quote!
"Clever men are good, but they are not the best." Make picture quote!
"For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad." Make picture quote!
"For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?" Make picture quote!
"Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains." Make picture quote!
"Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther." Make picture quote!
"Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others, rather than gracefully insists on its own rights." Make picture quote!
"Happy the people whose annals are vacant." Make picture quote!
"He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years." Make picture quote!
"Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do." Make picture quote!
"A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus." Make picture quote!
"No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor." Make picture quote!
"The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion." Make picture quote!
"A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy." Make picture quote!
"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge." Make picture quote!
"A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner." Make picture quote!
"A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun." Make picture quote!
"Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct." Make picture quote!
"A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind." Make picture quote!
"Endurance is patience concentrated." Make picture quote!
"A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope." Make picture quote!
"A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one." Make picture quote!
"Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with." Make picture quote!
"All great peoples are conservative." Make picture quote!
"All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books." Make picture quote!
"Be not a slave of words." Make picture quote!
"Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness." Make picture quote!
"Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world." Make picture quote!
"It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale." Make picture quote!
"It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics." Make picture quote!
"It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see." Make picture quote!
"It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five." Make picture quote!
"Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species." Make picture quote!
"Let each become all that he was created capable of being." Make picture quote!
"Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come." Make picture quote!
"Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man." Make picture quote!
"Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness." Make picture quote!
"Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite." Make picture quote!
"Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all." Make picture quote!
"Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope." Make picture quote!
"History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion." Make picture quote!
"Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can." Make picture quote!
"Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone." Make picture quote!
"Music is well said to be the speech of angels." Make picture quote!
"Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid." Make picture quote!
"Necessity dispenseth with decorum." Make picture quote!
"Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith." Make picture quote!
"If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown." Make picture quote!
"Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against." Make picture quote!
"I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance." Make picture quote!
"I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it." Make picture quote!
"I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am." Make picture quote!
"In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government." Make picture quote!
"If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?" Make picture quote!
"If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded." Make picture quote!
"History, a distillation of rumour." Make picture quote!
"In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment." Make picture quote!
"I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom." Make picture quote!
"In books lies the soul of the whole past time." Make picture quote!
"If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt." Make picture quote!
"Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere." Make picture quote!
"Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius." Make picture quote!
"Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding." Make picture quote!
"If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music." Make picture quote!
"A person with a clear purpose will make progress on even the roughest road. A person with no purpose will make no progress even on the smoothest road. " Make picture quote!
"Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity." Make picture quote!
"Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct" Make picture quote!
"Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education." Make picture quote!
"Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books" Make picture quote!
"Ill-health of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men, if they can manage it, contrive to be healthy!" Make picture quote!
"It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe." Make picture quote!
"Of all the paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path. . . a thing which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do ... to find his path and walk in it" Make picture quote!
"Skepticism means, not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt." Make picture quote!
"The great law of culture: Let each become all that he was created capable of being." Make picture quote!
"The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none" Make picture quote!
"The illuminable, silent, never-resting thing called Time, rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like an all-embracing oceantide, on which we and all the universe swim like exhalations, like apparitions which are, and then are not: this is forever very literally a miracle; a thing to strike us dumb, for we have no word to speak about it." Make picture quote!




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