Sydney Smith Quote

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only remained obscure because their timidity has prevented them from making a first effort.


Lecture IX : On the Conduct of the Understanding. - Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy (1849)

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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only...

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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only...

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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only...

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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only...