Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles

was a Scottish author and reformer
The tiniest bits of opinion sown in the minds of children in private life afterwards issue forth to the world, and become its public opinion; for nations are gathered out of nurseries.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not eminent talent that is required to ensure success in any pursuit, so much as purpose-not merely the power to achieve, but the will to labour energetically and perseveringly. Hence energy of will may be defined to be the very central power of character in a man-in a word, it is the Man himself.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.More Samuel Smiles quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Politeness goes far, yet costs nothing.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Obedience, submission, discipline, courage--these are among the characteristics which make a man.More Samuel Smiles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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