Henry Fairlie Quotes

The foundation of humility is truth. The humble man sees himself as he is. If his depreciation of himself were untrue, it would not be praiseworthy, and would be a form of hypocrisy, which is one of the evils of Pride. The man who is falsely humble, we know from our own experience, is one […]

Between about 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. the life of the city is civil. Occasionally the lone footsteps of someone walking to or from work echo along the sidewalk. All work that has to be done at those hours is useful–in bakeries, for example. Even the newspaper presses stop turning forests into lies. Now and […]