If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
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We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it.
The mark of the man of the world is absence of pretension. He does not make a speech; he takes a low business-tone, avoids all brag, is nobody, dresses plainly, promises not at all, performs much, speaks in monosyllables, hugs his fact. He calls his employment by its lowest name, and so takes from evil tongues their sharpest weapon. His conversation clings to the weather and the news, yet he allows himself to be surprised into thought, and the unlocking of his learning and philosophy.
I have found it to be the most serious objection to coarse labors long continued, that they compelled me to eat and drink coarsely also.