Charles Simmons

1924 -

A Quote by Charles Simmons on integrity and greatness

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on accuracy, brothers, and honesty

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on action, good, guidance, life, men, nobility, and words

Sensible men show their sense by saying much in few words. If noble actions are the substance of life, good sayings are its ornament and guide.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on choice, difficulty, good, intention, and mortality

Good intentions are very mortal and perishable things. Like very mellow and choice fruit, they are difficult to keep.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on character

A persons character is but half formed until after wedlock.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on argument and ridicule

Ridicule is the first and last argument of fools.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons

Live only for today, and you ruin tomorrow.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on greatness, integrity, love, men, practice, praise, self-denial, and universe

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on decisions, evil, and misfortune

It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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A Quote by Charles Simmons on good, greatness, and life

He who wants to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything. Life is made up of little things. True greatness consists in being great in little things.

Charles Simmons (1924 -)

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