"The men who succeed best at public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions."
James Garfield (1831 - 1881)
Contributed by: Megan
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
Contributed by: Zaady
If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it. Ambition by itself never gets anywhere until it forms a partnership with work.
If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best substitute for it.
If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.
Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
History is but the unrolled scroll of prophecy.
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.
The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions.
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