Quotes by Charles Boyle

Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.

Charles Boyle

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Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary - they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.

Henri-Frederic Amiel

To him who is determined it remains only to act.

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Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.

Publilius Syrus

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

Thoughts lead on to purposes purposes go forth in action actions form habits habits decide character and character fixes our destiny.

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The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

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The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty, and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is sort of a Divine accident.

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