Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!
Quote by John Milton
Craftiness is a quality in the mind and a vice in the character.
For solitude is sometimes best society, And short retirement urges sweet return
Fame is but the breath of the people, and that often unwholesome
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that...
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And in the lowest deep a...
Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at...
Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience,...
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
If there be any difference among professed believers as to the sense of Scripture, it...
Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities,...
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the...
In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it...
I am a part of all that I have met
One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before...
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts,...