THOUGHTS FOR TO-DAY
"What can harm us if we are true to ourselves, and do what we think is right'" -Wm. Black. "Xo real greatness can long co-exi-t with deceit.''—Coleridge. " Xothing is achieved before it is thoroughly attempted."—Philip Sidney. "The great thing in tho world is not -o much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect."—Huxley. " The only man braver than the hero who fears not ridicule is he who fears it and yet faces it in a good cause."—Anon. "' Insolence towards the old and the past, whether in individuals or in nations. is a sign rather of weakness than of -t length."—Kingsley. "Some persons are so constituted that the very excellence of an idea seems (o (hern a convincing reason that it must be. if not solely, yet especially theirs." George Eliot. " Hatred gives courage to the weak ; the <lrong man has no need of it."—Jerome K. Jerome. "Germany's hatred is England's honor." --Lord Sherborne. "Beware of too much good staying in your hand ; it will fast corrupt and breed worms ; pay it away quickly in some sort."' —-Emerson. '• The more common secret of want, of success in life is a tendenev to let things drift."--Lord Morley. "' Be in as many sets and spheres of artivitv as von can, but don't be of anv."— E. V. Lucas. '" Let the dawn of every morning be to you the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close ; then let every one of these short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others, some goodly strength or knowledge gained for yourself.''---Ruskiri.
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THOUGHTS FOR TO-DAY, Evening Star, Issue 15695, 8 January 1915
THOUGHTS FOR TO-DAY Evening Star, Issue 15695, 8 January 1915
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