Frederick William Farrar

Frederick William
Farrar
1831
1903

English Scholar, Author, Cleric of the Church of England and Schoolteacher

Author Quotes

No true work since the world began was ever wasted; no true life since the world began has ever failed. Oh, understand those two perverted words "failure" and "success." and measure them by the eternal, not by the earthly standard. When after thirty obscure, toilsome, unrecorded years in the shop of the village carpenter, one came forth to be preeminently the man of sorrows, to wander from city to city in homeless labors, and to expire in lonely agony upon the shameful cross — was that a failure? Nay, my brethren.it was the death of Him who lived that we might follow His footsteps, it was the life, it was the death of the Son of

There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.

In the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.

No man can pass into eternity, for he is already in it.

Author Picture
First Name
Frederick William
Last Name
Farrar
Birth Date
1831
Death Date
1903
Bio

English Scholar, Author, Cleric of the Church of England and Schoolteacher