Charles Simmons - Quotes

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Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.

Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.

True greatness consists in being great in little things.

True greatness consists in being great in little things.

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. ---->>>

For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame. ---->>>

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue. ---->>>

Malice can always find a mark to shoot at, and a pretence to fire. ---->>>

A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.

A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.

Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil. ---->>>

Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful. ---->>>

The smallest number, with God and truth on their side, are weightier than thousands. ---->>>

It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.

It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.

Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next. ---->>>

No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: April 9, 1893
Birthplace:
Die: 08-11, 1975
Occupation: Politician
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Charles James "Jim" Simmons (9 April 1893 – 11 August 1975) was a British lecturer, journalist and politician. Simmons was born in Moseley, Birmingham. Following elementary education, he became a Primitive Methodist lay preacher at the age of 16. In World War I he served in the Worcestershire Regiment, seeing action in France, Egypt and Gallipoli (wikipedia)