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Professionalism
Engrave this Quote How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home.
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-William Cowper
Purpose
Engrave this Quote Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
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-William Cowper
Regret & Remorse
Engrave this Quote Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote Remorse begets reform.
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-William Cowper
Religion
Engrave this Quote Religion! what treasure untold resides in that heavenly word!
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
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-William Cowper
Rest, Leisure
Engrave this Quote Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
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Sadness
Engrave this Quote The path of sorrow and that path alone, leads to a land where sorrow is unknown.
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Satire
Engrave this Quote Unless a love of virtue light the flame,
Satire is, more than those he brands, to blame;
He hides behind a magisterial air
He own offences, and strips others' bare.
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-William Cowper, Charity (l. 490)
Sin
Engrave this Quote No one was ever scolded out of their sins.
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-William Cowper
Slavery
Engrave this Quote Forced from home, and all its pleasures, afric coast I left forlorn; to increase a stranger's treasures, o the raging billows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, paid my price in paltry gold; but, though theirs they have enroll'd me, minds are never to be sold.
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?
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Solitude
Engrave this Quote Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore.
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness,
Some boundless contiguity of shade,
Where rumour of oppression and deceit,
Of unsuccessful or successful war,
Might never reach me more.
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-William Cowper, Task
Teaching
Engrave this Quote Once more I would adopt the graver style -- a teacher should be sparing of his smile.
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Trust
Engrave this Quote Candid and generous and just. Boys care but little whom they trust. An error soon corrected -- for who but learns in riper years. That man, when smoothest he appears, is most to be suspected?
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Truth
Engrave this Quote Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
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Engrave this Quote He is the freeman whom the truth makes free.
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-William Cowper, The Task. Book v. The Winter Morning Walk. Line 733.
Vacations
Engrave this Quote I am monarch of all I survey,
My right there is none to dispute on;
but I wish that I could get away
And go home to the village of Bruton.
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-William Cowper, The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk
Variety
Engrave this Quote Variety is the very spice of life that gives it all its flavour.
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-William Cowper

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