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The idol is the measure of the worshipper.

The idol is the measure of the worshipper.

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In life's small things be resolute and great
To keep thy muscle trained: knowst thou when Fate
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In life's small things be resolute and great
To keep thy muscle trained: knowst thou when Fate
Thy measure takes, or when she'll say to thee,
"I find thee worthy; do this deed for me?"

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New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth;
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New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth;
They must upward still and onward, who would keep abreast of
truth.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Progress Quotes,
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True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.

True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.

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A sneer is the weapon of the weak.

A sneer is the weapon of the weak.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Sarcasm Quotes,
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