Our toil must be in silence, and our efforts all in secret; for this enlightened age, when men believe not even what they see, the doubting of wise men would be his greatest strength.
Do not feel surprise at being schooled amid toil: you are being schooled for a wondrous destiny.
Work is easy when it’s full of meaning and shared with others.
Opportunities do not come in fancy wrappers; only toffees do which give just temporary contentment. Toil to unwrap the real one, covered in hardships.
If we had to earn our age by thinking for ourselves at least once a year, only a handful of people would reach adulthood.