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The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.
The things taught in schools are not an education but the means of an education.
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
This world belongs to the energetic.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever accomplished.
Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.
All great men find eternity affirmed in the very promise of their faculties.
No power of genius has ever yet had the smallest success in explaining existence. The perfect enigma remains.
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