Tag: significance

  • 326

    A man who, being both true and good; who perseveres the task of his significance, independent and uninterfering: before any grand sun-scorched sierra, disintegrating star or unimaginable bliss here or later, may well be the uppermost of miracles, on this great globe of inexhaustible enchants. Yet, how the baser marvels apprehend, and we vilify the […]

  • 249: Be upright and steadfast

    Be upright and steadfast. Go silently with purpose refined and follow your logical premonitions. Round the advantage. Distill your actions to the finest necessary. Say what isn’t improved unsaid, and in your goings, leave a thing as you find it or better for the encounter. Meet your enemies without conceit and overcome them with gentility. […]

  • 248

    But thoughts and words. How lives a man day by day?

  • 43

    The measure of a man lies not in what occupies him, but why it does so.