Thursday, July 24, 2014

Post #1604

Talent is some one faculty unusually developed; genius commands all the faculties.
—F.H. Hedge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Post #1603

It is good discretion not to make too much of any man at the first; because one cannot hold out that proportion.
—Sir Francis Bacon

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Post #1602

There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted.
—Washington Irving

Monday, July 21, 2014

Post #1601

He knows the compass, sail, and oar, 
Or never launches from the shore; 
Before he builds, computes the cost, 
And in no proud pursuit is lost.
—John Gay

Friday, July 18, 2014

Post #1600

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: they must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it.
—John Ruskin

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