The Ideal is in thyself, the impediments too is in thyself.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
Source: Sartor Resartus
Contributed by: Zaady
Having a purpose in life, throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you.
Of all the acts of man, repentance is the most divine.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
Let a man try faithfully, manfully to be right, he will daily grow more and more right. It is at the bottom of the condition on which all men have to cultivate themselves.
Clean undeniable right, clear undeniable might: either of these once ascertained puts an end to battle. All battle is a confused experiment to ascertain one and both of these.
There is a perennial nobleness, and even sacredness, in work. Were he never so benighted, forgetful of his high calling, there is always hope in a man that actually and earnestly works: in idleness alone there is perpetual despair.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but is all still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless changes.
Of all paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path for every man; to find this path, and to walk in it, is the one thing needful for him.
Every new opinion at its starting is precisely a minority of one.
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