A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
Quote by George William Curtis
George William Curtis Quotes
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where...
He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and...
Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!
The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds...
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods,...
The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave....
Happiness lies, first of all, in health
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
While we read history we make history.
Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous...
Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.