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J. G. Holland
1819 - 1881
Nationality: American
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: American Novelist

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.


The temple of art is built in words.


The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.


The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.


A mind grows by what it feeds on.


Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.


"Work and wait", "work and wait" is what God says to us in creation.


Ideals are the worlds masters.


Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.


Calmness is the cradle of power.


Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.


The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started.


There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.


One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.


Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.


Joys divided are increased.


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