The hills are reared, the seas are scooped in vain If learning's altar vanish from the plain.
William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)
Source: Inscription for the Alcott house.
Contributed by: Zaady
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
All virtue lies in individual action, in inward energy, in self determination. There is no moral worth in being swept away by a crowd even toward the best objective.
Habitat of castle gray, Creeping thing in sober way, Visible sage mechanician, Skillfulest arithmetician.
Source: The Spider
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