Descartes commanded the future from his study more than Napoleon from the throne.
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)
Source: G. Simmons Calculus Gems, New York: McGraw Hill Inc., 1992.
Contributed by: Zaady
But Memory blushes at the sneer, And Honor turns with frown defiant, And Freedom, leaning on her spear, Laughs louder than the laughing giant.
Source: A Good Time Going.
Man's mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.
Each of us has to work out his salvation in his own way. The most that another can do is to be able to give a helping hand.
The best part of our knowledge is that which teaches us where knowledge leaves off and ignorance begins.
When the last reader reads no more.
Source: The Last Reader.
When lawyers take what they would give And doctors give what they would take.
Source: Latterday Warnings.
Little I ask; my wants are few, I only want a hut of stone, (A very plain brownstone will do,) That I may call my own.
Wake in our breast the living fires, The holy faith that warmed our sires; Thy hand hath made our nation free; To die for her is serving Thee.
Source: Army Hymn.
Thine eye was on the censer, And not the hand that bore it.
Source: Lines by a Clerk.
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