A man with a half volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little worthiness in it. The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life and having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.Rate it:(4.00 / 3 votes)Say it

Thomas Carlyle

Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881)

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