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Page 224 - He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much ; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children ; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task ; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul ; who has never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it ; who has always looked for the best in others and given the best he had ; whose life was an inspiration...
Page 808 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 660 - God, but dazzling with shining qualities in the view of men, it may be that all his other services had better have been forborne, and he had passed inactive and unnoticed through life. It is a dictate of wisdom, therefore, as well as feeling, when a man, eminent for his virtues and talents, has been taken away, to collect the riches of his goodness and add them to the treasury of human improvement. The true Christian liveth not for himself, and dieth not for himself; and it is thus, in one respect,...
Page 384 - ... seen by him. In short one witness may give testimony that reads In print, here as If falling from the lips of an angel of light, and yet not a soul who heard It, nisi believed a word of It; and another witness may testify so that It reads brokenly and obscurely In print and yet there was that about the witness that carried conviction of truth to every soul who heard him testify.
Page 204 - Forrester gives his political allegiance to the republican party which he has supported since age conferred upon him the right of franchise.
Page 778 - THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COUNTRY, THE UNION OF THE STATES, AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS...
Page 902 - He is an important factor in business circles and his popularity is well deserved, as in him are embraced the characteristics of an unbending integrity, unabating energy, and industry that never flags.
Page 925 - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.