Friday, August 22, 2014

Post #1625

He who has not the spirit of his age has all the misery of it.
—Voltaire

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Post #1624

What is grief? It is an obscure labyrinth into which God leads man, that he may be experienced in life, that he may remember his faults and abjure them, that he may appreciate the calm which virtue gives.
—Leopold Scheffer

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Post #1623

Habit is a cable. We weave a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it.
—Horace Mann

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Post #1622

 I can bear scorpion's stings, tread fields of fire, in frozen gulfs of cold eternal lie, be tossed aloft through tracts of endless void, but cannot live in shame.
—Joanna Baillie

Monday, August 18, 2014

Post #1621

Opposition is what we want and must have, to be good for anything. hardship is the native soil of manhood and self-reliance.
—John Neal

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