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When I had youth I had no money; now I have the money I have no time; and when I get the time, if I ever do, I shall have no healt ...
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himse ...
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from ...
It will always be found that one flourishing institution exists and battens on another mouldering one. The Present itself is paras ...
Mr. Alcott seems to have sat down for the winter. He has got Plato and other books to read. He is as large-featured and hospitable ...
I had a good talk with Alcott this afternoon. He is certainly the youngest man of his age we have seen,--just on the threshold of ...
Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I ...
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