Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
Progress is the life-style of man. The general life of the human race is called Progress, and so is its collective march. Progress advances, it makes the great human and earthly journey towards what is heavenly and divine it has its pauses, when it rallies the stragglers, its stopping places when it meditates, contemplating some new and splendid promised land that has suddenly appeared on its horizon. It has its nights of slumber and it is one of the poignant anxieties of the thinker to see the human spirit lost in shadow, and to grope in the darkness without being able to awake sleeping progress.
Most commonly revolt is born of material circumstances but insurrection is always a moral phenomenon. Revolt is Masaniello, who led the Neapolitan insurgents in 1647 but insurrection is Spartacus. Insurrection is a thing of the spirit, revolt is a thing of the stomach.
Style is the substance of the subject called unceasingly to the surface.
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