Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
Quote by Christian Nevell Bovee
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a...
Books are embalmed minds.
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot...
It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity...
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness;...
Books are embalmed minds
Our first and last love is... self-love.
The next best thing to being witty is to quote another's wit.
Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to...
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most...
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to...
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful,...
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an...
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.