Quotes By Rote

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

~ Henri Matisse

An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
~ Thomas Jefferson

The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity.
~ Thomas Carlyle

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
~ Aristotle

Life is action and passion therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child.
~ H.L. Mencken


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