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By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends,for it is one of God's best gifts.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Don't be in a hurry about finding your work in the world for yourself—you are not old enough to judge for yourself yet; but just look about you in the place you find yourself in, and try to make things a little better and honester there.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

We listened, as all boys in their better moods will listen (ay, and men too for the matter of that), to a man whom we felt to be, with all his heart and soul and strength, striving against whatever was mean and unmanly and unrighteous in our little world. It was not the cold, clear voice of one giving advice and warning from serene heights to those who were struggling and sinning below, but the warm, living voice of one who was fighting for us and by our sides, and calling on us to help him and ourselves and one another.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Heaven, they say, protects children, sailors, and drunken men; and whatever answers to Heaven in the academical system protects freshmen.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Thomas Hughes

While he was conscious of improving at every stroke, he did not feel that the other was asserting any superiority over him; and so, though more humble than at the most disastrous period of his downward voyage, he was getting into a better temper every minute.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Remember there's always a voice saying the right thing to you somewhere if you'll only listen for it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

He never wants anything but what's right and fair; only when you come to settle what's right and fair, it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want. And that's his idea of a compromise.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

From behind the shadow of the still small voice — more awful than tempest or earthquake — more sure and persistent than day and night — is always sounding full of hope and strength to the weariest of us all, Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Life isn't all beer and skittles.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

A character for steadiness once gone is not easily recovered

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

We must worship God before we can reverence parents or women, or root out flunkeyism and money-worship.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Shopkeepers —the great landed and commercial interests—regularly sat and slept, and where the two publicans occupied pews, but seldom made even the pretence of worshipping.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

A landing place is a famous thing, but it is only enjoyable for a time by any mortal who deserves one at all.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

The faces of your young people in general are not interesting—I don't mean the children, but the young men and women—and they are awkward and clownish in their manners, without the quaintness of the elder generation, who are the funniest old dears in the world." "They will all be quaint enough as they get older. You must remember the sort of life they lead. They get their notions very slowly, and they must have notions in their heads before they can show them on their faces.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Gambling makes boys selfish and cruel as well as men.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

The one single use of things which we call our own is that they might be his who hath need of them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Don't be led away to think this part of the world important and that unimportant. Every corner of the world is important. No man knows whether this part or that is most so, but every man may do some honest work in his own corner.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

But I have forgotten to tell you how I came into the world, and am telling you my father's story instead of my own. You seem to like hearing about it though, and you can't understand one without the other.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

A student was given a mentoring opportunity, "in the hope that when you had somebody to lean on you, you would begin to stand a little steadier yourself, and get manliness and thoughtfulness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Anyone who takes a decided line in certain matters, is sure to lead all the rest.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

That is the Proctor. He is our Cerberus; he has to keep all undergraduates in good order." "What a task! He ought to have three heads.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Those were times when brave men who knew and loved their profession couldn't be overlooked.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Thomas Hughes

You see, at Rugby I was rather a great man. There one had a share in the ruling of 300 boys, and a good deal of responsibility; but here one has only just to take care of oneself, and keep out of scrapes; and that's what I never could do.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Remember this, I beseech you, all you boys who are getting into the upper forms. Now is the time in all your lives, probably, when you may have more wide influence for good or evil on the society you live in than you ever can have again.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Blessed is the man who has the gift of making friends; for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of oneself, and seeing and appreciating whatever is noble and living in another man.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

This work of making trade righteous, of Christianizing trade, looks like the very hardest the Gospel has ever had to take in hand—in England at any rate.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

The astonishment soon passed off, the scales seemed to drop from his eyes, and the book became at once and for ever to him the great human and divine book, and the men and women, whom he had looked upon as something quite different from himself, became his friends and counsellors.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Schools and universities are (as in a body) the noble and vital parts, which being vigorous and sound send good blood and active spirits into the veins and arteries, which cause health and strength; or, if feeble or ill-affected, corrupt all the vital parts; whereupon grow diseases, and in the end, death itself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

After a sharp inward struggle, he concluded to stay and see it out. He should despise himself, more than he cared to face, if he gave in now.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

We all have to learn, in one way or another, that neither men nor boys get second chances in this world. We all get new chances to the end of our lives, but not second chances in the same set of circumstances; and the great difference between one person and another is how he takes hold and uses his first chance, and how he takes his fall if it is scored against him.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Grey hoped the Church would yet be able to save England from the fate of Tyre or Carthage, the great trading nations

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Christ's whole life on earth was the assertion and example of true manliness — the setting forth in living act and word what man is meant to be, and how he should carry himself in this world of God — one long campaign in which the temptation stands out as the first great battle and victory.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Hughes

The giving of undue prominence to one fact brings others inexorably on the head of the student to avenge his neglect of them,

By Anonym 20 Sep

Thomas Hughes

You are no longer a boy, and one of the first duties which a man owes to his friends and to society is to live within his income.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Thomas Hughes

The trout fisher, like the landscape painter, haunts the loveliest places of the earth, and haunts them alone. Solitude and his own thoughts—he must be on the best terms with all of these; and he who can take kindly the largest allowance of these is likely to be the kindliest and truest with his fellow men.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

At that moment his soul is fuller of the tomb and him who lies there than of the altar and Him of whom it speaks. Such stages have to be gone through, I believe, by all young and brave souls, who must win their way through hero-worship to the worship of Him who is the King and Lord of heroes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Hughes

I want to leave behind me the name of a fellow who never bullied a little boy, or turned his back on a big one.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Hughes

Boyishness—by which I mean animal life in its fullest measure, good nature and honest impulses, hatred of injustice and meanness, and thoughtlessness enough to sink a three-decker.