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  • We figure to ourselves The thing we like and then we build it up, As chance will have it, on the rock or sand, For thought is tired of wandering o'er the world, And homebound Fancy runs her bark ashore.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • An unreflected light did never yet Dazzle the vision feminine.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
    (Henry Taylor)


  • Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • The philosophy which affects to teach us a contempt of money does not run very deep.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • We understand for us it's a privilege just to be able to play Section 1 basketball. Our kids realize this, and we let them know from the beginning of the season. They know they can't go out there and cause trouble. For our kids I'm just speaking for us they know if there are any incidents, there's going to be more consequences to face. And we haven't had a problem since we started this thing.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • Where there are large powers with little ambition, nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • The world knows nothing of its greatest men.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • Such souls, Whose sudden visitations daze the world, Vanish like lightning, but they leave behind A voice that in the distance far away Wakens the slumbering ages.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.
    (Henry Taylor)

  • He that lacks time to mourn, lacks time to mend. Eternity mourns that. 'T is an ill cure For life's worst ills, to have no time to feel them. Where sorrow 's held intrusive and turned out, There wisdom will not enter, nor true power, Nor aught that dignifies humanity.
    (Henry Taylor)


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