Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)
Contributed by: Praveer
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.
Contributed by: Zaady
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable.
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
One thing I certainly never was made for, and that is to put principles on and off at the dictation of a party, as a lackey changes his livery at his master's command.
In vain do they talk of happiness who never subdued an impulse in obedience to a principle. He who never sacrificed a present to a future good, or a personal to a general one, can speak of happiness only as the blind speak of color.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
A house without books is like a room without windows.
Deeds survive the doers.
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