... what we really are. But then, as the world offers more trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties. If we are called to battle oftener, we have more opportunities of victory. The Works of Hannah More - Page 252by Hannah More - 1836Full view
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...SELF-CONTROL. — To this quality, even more than to his genius, he probably owed his success in life. " Ee that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," and the life of such a man is a record of truer and nobler conquest than that of an Alexander or a...