Faith is a permanent and vital endowment of the human mind—a part of reason itself. The insane alone are without it.
We always think every other man’s job is easier than our own. The better he does it, the easier it looks.
A Persian carpet or piece of Sheraton makes a distinguished end and bears itself with dignity to the last—as aristocrats before the guillotine. But a Brussels or bit of mid-Victorian will be found to grovel, show its unlovely wounds and scream for pity.
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