"If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all."
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"Thought is the parent of the deed."
"The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart."
"Oh, give us the man who sings at his work."
"One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO."
"The best effect of any book, is that it excites the reader to self-activity."
"A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one."
"History is the essence of innumerable biographies."
"Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct."
"The battle that never ends is the battle of belief against unbelief."
"The most fearful unbelief is unbelief in your self."
"In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment."
"It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual."
"The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest."
"Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do."
"Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid."
"Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand."
"For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing."
"If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded."
"No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes."
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