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The Loye Of Knowledge.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Knowledge is the eye of the soul.--T. Watson Common sense is knowledge of common things.--M. C. Peters It is noble to seek truth, and it is beautiful to ...

The First Transition Period.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. The child is father of the man.--Wordsworth Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well.--Chesterfield No one can cheat you out of ultimate succe...

Industry.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.--Hogarth. Know something of everything and everything of something. --...

Ambition.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Hope without an object cannot live.--Coleridge Have an aim in life, or your energies will all be wasted. --M. C. Peters ...

Concentration.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Success grows out of struggles to overcome difficulties.--Smiles He who follows two hares is sure to catch neither.--Franklin The important thing in life...

Selfcontrol.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Self-mastery is the essence of heroism.--Emerson He who reigns within himself is more than a king.--Milton I have only one counsel for you--Be master!--N...

Pekseverance.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Every noble work is at first impossible.--Carlyle Victory belongs to the most persevering.--Napoleon Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in ...

Promptness.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. One to-day is worth two to-morrows.--Franklin Whilst we are considering when we are to begin, it is often too late to act.--Quintilian By the street...

Honesty.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Truth needs no color, beauty no pencil.--Shakespeare An honest man's the noblest work of God.--Pope The basis of high thinking is perfect honesty.--Stron...

Courtesy.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Conduct is three fourths of life.--Matthew Arnold There is no policy like politeness.--Magoon Life is not so short but there is time enough for courtesy....

Selfdenial.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Self-denial is the essence of heroism.--Emerson True self-denial involves personal sacrifice for the good of others. ...

Selfrespect.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Above all things reverence yourself.--Pythagoras No one can disgrace us but ourselves.--J. G. Holland Self-distrust is the cause of most of our failures....

Conscientiousness.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Conscientiousness is the underlying granite of life.--Sir Walter Raleigh When love of praise takes the place of praiseworthiness, the defect is fatal.-...

Enthusiasm.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.--Bulwer Enthusiasm is the fundamental quality of strong souls.--Carlyle The only conclusive evidence of a man's s...

Courage.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. The best hearts are always the bravest.--Sterne In noble souls, valor does not wait for years.--Corneille Courage is always greatest when blended with me...

Selfhelp.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to Heaven. --Shakespeare Be sure, my son, and remember that the best men...

Humility.
from The True Citizen How To Become One
MEMORY GEMS. Humility is the true cure for many a needless heartache.--A. Montague It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty.--...