Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Criticize by creating.
The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
Topics: Self-Discovery, Promises, Confidence, Assurance
In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action.
I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it.
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
Patience is eternal genius.
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