Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction…
Quote by John Milton
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
Money brings honor, friends, conquest, and realms.
Grace was in all her steps, Heav'n in her Eye, In every gesture dignity and...
Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!
Beauty is Nature's coin, must not be hoarded, but must be current.
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And in the lowest deep a...
I am a part of all that I have met
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun...
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound...
To live a life half-dead, a living death.
O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than...
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical...
They also serve who only stand and wait.
Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble...
Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion.
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to...