Let each man become all that he was created capable of being.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)
Contributed by: Zaady
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offense.
Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books!
Show me the man you honor, and I will show you the kind of a man you are, for it shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Today is not yesterday: we ourselves change; how can our works and thoughts, if they are always to be the fittest, continue always the same? Change, indeed is painful; yet ever needful; and if memory have its force and worth, so also has hope.
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance. The cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, and will preserve it longer.
Man makes circumstances, and spiritually as well as economically, is the artificer of his own fortune.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
From the lowliest depth there is a path to the loftiest height.
The great law of culture is: let each become all that he was created capable of being.
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