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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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The hymn of the low and the humble, the weary, the broken in heart,
Who strove and who failed, acting bravely a silent and desperate part.
          Io Victis.
    And all but their faith overthrown.
          Io Victis.
              They only the victory win
Who have fought the good fight and have vanquished the demon that tempts us within;
Who have held to their faith unseduced by the prize that the world holds on high;
Who have dared for a high cause to suffer, resist, fight—if need be, to die.
          Io Victis.
    Of every noble work the silent part is best,
Of all expression that which can not be expressed.
          The Unexpressed.
    Ah me! the vision has vanished,
  The music has died away!
John Ruskin. (1819–1900)
      He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the greatest number of the greatest ideas.
          Modern Painters. Vol. i. Part i. Chap. ii. Sect. 9.
      Pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
          Modern Painters. Vol. iv. Part v. Chap. xxii.
      You were made for enjoyment, and the world was filled with things which you will enjoy, unless you are too proud to be pleased with them, or too grasping to care for what you can not turn to other account than mere delight.
          Stones of Venice. Vol. i. Chap. ii. Sect. 2.
      He who has truth at his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue.
          Stones of Venice. Vol. ii. Chap. iv. Sect. 99, Chap. xcix.