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  • Little is to be expected of that day, if it can be called a day, to which we are not awakened by our Genius, but by the mechanical nudgings of some servitor, are not awakened by our own newly acquired force and aspirations from within, accompanied by the undulations of celestial music, instead of factory bells, and a fragrance filling the air- to a higher life than we fell asleep from; and thus the darkness bear its fruit, and prove itself to be good, no less than the light. That man who does not believe that each day contains an earlier, more sacred, and auroral hour than he has yet profaned, has despaired of life, and is pursuing a descending and darkening way.
    --Henry David Thoreau
  • Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy- the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
    --Eric Hoffer
  • Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.
    --Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
    --Henry David Thoreau
  • A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.
    --Cyril Connolly
  • Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
    --Robert Frost
  • More Quotes about Wisdom: Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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