An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children.
Quote by Benjamin Disraeli
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches...
For life in general, there is but one decree; youth is a blunder, manhood a...
His Christianity was muscular
There is no education like adversity
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to...
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and...
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
No enemy is so terrible as a man of genius.
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother...
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant...
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than...
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and...
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise...
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.