Josiah Gilbert Holland

Josiah Gilbert Holland was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb.

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Calmness is the cradle of power.Rate it:
Let this be understood, then, at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but it is essential to that preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your successes, and for retaining them when gained. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that process gain strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it,Rate it:
Let this be understood, then, at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but it is essential to that preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your successes, and for retaining them when gained. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that progress gain in strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it.Rate it:
Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.Rate it:
Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.Rate it:
One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.Rate it:
Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.Rate it:
The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.Rate it:
The heart is wiser than the intellect.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation.Rate it:

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