Quotes By Rote

No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.

~ Sylvia Ashton-Warner

Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~ Ralph W. Sockman

It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
~ Harry Firestone

The pessimist complains about the wind the optimist expects it to change the realist adjusts the sails.
~ William Arthur Ward

Nothing is to be feared but fear.
~ Francis Bacon

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
~ Aesop


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