Augustus William Hare

Augustus William Hare

Quotes: Augustus William Hare

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    A compliment is usually accompanied with a bow, as if to beg pardon for paving it.
    Source: Guesses at truth
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    A critic should be a pair of snuffers. He is oftener an extinguisher, and not seldom a thief.
    Source: Guesses at Truth
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    A faith that sets bounds to itself, that will believe so much and no more, that will trust thus far and no further, is none.
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    Courage, when it is not heroic self-sacrifice, is sometimes a modification and sometimes a result of faith.
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    Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival.
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    Everybody has his own theatre, in which he is manager, actor, prompter, playwright, sceneshifter, boxkeepeer, doorkeeper, all in one, and audience into the bargain.
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    Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
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    Friendship close its eye, rather that see the moon eclipst; while malice denies that it is ever at the full.
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    Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
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    He must be a thorough fool who can learn nothing from his own folly.
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    He who does evil that good may come, pays a toll to the devil to let him into heaven.
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    Heroism is active; genius, contemplative heroism. Heroism is the self-devotion of genius manifesting itself in action.
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    How few are our real wants! and how easy is it to satisfy them! Our imaginary ones are boundless and insatiable.
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    I have ever gained the most profit, and the most pleasure also, from the books which have made me think the most: and, when the difficulties have once been overcome, these are the books which have stuck the deepest root, not only in my memory and understanding, but likewise in my affections.
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    In darkness there is no choice. It is light that enables us to see the difference between things; and it is Christ that gives us light.
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