Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness.
Henry David Thoreau
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The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
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The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till the other is ready, and it may be along time before they get off.
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.
There is nothing that can be changed more completely than human nature when the job is taken in hand early enough.
We are made happy when reason can discover no occasion for it. The memory of some past moments is more persuasive than the experience of present ones. There have been visions of such breadth and brightness that these motes were invisible in their light.