A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Quote by Robert Bulwer-Lytton
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.
All that's bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that's sweet was made...
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than...
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking...
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
O be very sure That no man will learn anything at all, Unless he first...
In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature...
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have...
How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw...
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener...
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.