|"There are times, young fellah, when every one of us must make a stand for human right and justice, or you never feel clean again."
||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
||The Lost World|
|Be men, or be more than men. Be steady to your purposes and firm as a rock. This ice is not made of such stuff as your hearts may be; it is mutable and cannot withstand you if you say that it shall not.
|"You know, there are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action."
||W. Somerset Maugham
||Of Human Bondage|
|My spirits were elevated by the enchanting appearance of nature; the past was blotted from my memory, the present was tranquil, and the future gilded by bright rays of hope and anticipations of joy.
|Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
|"Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape."
|That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But, it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.
|"Now, I return to this young fellow. And the communication I have got to make is, that he has great expectations."
|The mind is its own place, and in it self|
Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
|"What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?"