John Buchan short quotes

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. ---->>>

The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them. ---->>>

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.

To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.

Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective. ---->>>

Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown. ---->>>

Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God. ---->>>

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences. ---->>>

The best prayers have often more groans than words. ---->>>

Without humility there can be no humanity. ---->>>

The robe of flesh wears thin, and with the years God shines through all things. ---->>>

There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness. ---->>>

He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply. ---->>>

We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. ---->>>

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