William Rounseville Alger

1822 - 1905

A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on men and reason

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Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on desires, duty, and life

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on mind and proverbs

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on conscience

Public opinion is a second conscience.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on reason and sympathy

A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on poverty, soul, and wealth

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on destiny, god, peace, secrets, and victory

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on love and words

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Words of love, are works of love.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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A Quote by William Rounseville Alger on advice

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We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.

William Rounseville Alger (1822 - 1905)

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