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James Mccosh Quotes


Scottish-American educator
(1811 - 1894)

In the end, thought rules the world. There are times when impulses and passions are more powerful, but they soon expend themselves; while mind, acting constantly, is ever ready to drive them back and work when their energy is exhausted.
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The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
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The worst things are the perversions of good things. Abused intellectual gifts make the dangerous villain; abused sensibilities make the accomplished tempter; abused affections engender the keenest of all misery.