Across Time, Nothing Changes
Salmon P. Chase wrote it better during December 1829 than I ever could.
I feel humbled and mortified by the conviction that the Creator has gifted me with intelligence almost in vain. I am almost twenty two and have as yet attained but the threshold of knowledge. …
The night has seldom found me much advanced beyond the station I occupied in the morning … I almost despair of ever making any figure in the world.
My new hobby: considering law schools.