A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
Quote by Alexander Smith
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and...
If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill...
A great man is the man who does something for the first time.
If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's...
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute,...
A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
To sit for one's portrait is like being present at one's own creation.
The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not...
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...
Books are a finer world within the world.
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep...
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of...