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As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

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[Thomas] Carlyle believed that every man has a special duty to do in this world. If he had been asked read more

[Thomas] Carlyle believed that every man has a special duty to do in this world. If he had been asked what especially he conceived his own duty to be, he would have said that it was to force men to realize once more that the world was actually governed by a just God; that the old familiar story, acknowledged everywhere in words on Sundays and disregarded or openly denied on week-days, was, after all, true. His writings, every one of them, ... were to this same purpose and on this same text -- that truth must be spoken and justice must be done; on any other conditions, no real commonwealth, no common welfare, is permitted or possible.

by James A. Froude Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.

Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.

by James A. Froude Found in: Strength Quotes,
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Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

Instruction does not prevent waste of time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

by James A. Froude Found in: Waste Quotes,
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The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.

The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.

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No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and read more

No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty.

by James A. Froude Found in: Inspirational Quotes,
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Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.

Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.

by James A. Froude Found in: Philosophy Quotes,
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