Quotes by Charles Kingsley

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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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Thank God every morning when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle never know.
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Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, from human souls whom we never saw, who lived perhaps thousands of miles away; and yet these, on those little sheets of paper, speak to us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers.
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Every duty which is bidden to wait returns with seven fresh duties at its back.
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There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
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