Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

1786 - 1845

A Quote by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton on admiration, strength, weakness, and world

The world abhors closeness, and all but admires extravagance; yet a slack hand shows weakness, and a tight hand strength.

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton on beginning, laziness, and people

Laziness grows on people; it begins in cobwebs and ends in iron chains. The more one has to do the more he is able to accomplish.

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton on ability, body, experience, soul, success, work, and zeal

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786 - 1845)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton on glory, success, wealth, and wisdom

The road to success is not to be run upon by seven-leagued boots. Step by step, little by little, bit by bit-that is the way to wealth, that is the way to wisdom, that is the way to glory.

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786 - 1845)

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