Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles

was a Scottish author and reformer
All life is a struggle.... Under competition the lazy man is put under the necessity of exerting himself; and if he will not exert himself, he must fall behind. If he do not work, neither shall he eat.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are many counterfeits of character, but the genuine article is difficult to be mistaken.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wise man... if he would live at peace with others, he will bear and forbear.More Samuel Smiles quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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