Sir Henry Taylor quotes

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Shy and proud men ... are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in t ...
Shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something ...
Climbing the bole of the tree, a man clings with all his arms and legs, and lays hold of every knob and sliver. When he mounts amo ...
Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
Where there are large powers with little ambition ... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
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