Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Quote by William Cowper
I would not enter in my list of friends, Who needlessly sets foot upon a...
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
Thus always teasing others, and days teas'd, His only pleasure is to be displeas'd
Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling...
God made the country, and man made the town.
It is a terrible thought, that nothing is ever forgotten; that not an oath is...
Ye fearful saints fresh courage take, The clouds you so much dread Are big with...
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no...
'Tis hard if all is false that I advance, A fool must now and then...
Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell...
An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by...
John Gilpin was a citizen Of credit and renown, A train-band captain eke was he...
Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit
Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt
One of the major principles is that Soviet literature must be inseverably linked with the...
Our principles are founded on the immovable basis of equal right and reason.
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have...