Thomas Fowell Buxton Quotes

One of the ill effects of cruelty is that it makes the bystanders cruel. Thomas Fowell Buxton

Laziness grows on people; it begins in cobwebs and ends in iron chains. Thomas Fowell Buxton

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul. Thomas Fowell Buxton

The road to success is not to be run upon by seven-leagued boots. Step by step, little by little, bit by bit – that is the way to wealth, that is the way to wisdom, that is the way to glory. Thomas Fowell Buxton

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy – invincible determination – a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory. Thomas Fowell Buxton