He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
Quote by Sir Walter Scott
Court not the critic's smile nor dread his frown
Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening
Cats are mysterious kind of folk - there is more passing in their minds than...
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden.
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot...
Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties...
Each age has deemed the new-born year. The fittest time for festal cheer
To all, to each, a fair good-night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by...
Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is...
Come he slow or come he fast. It is but death who comes at last.
If you have no friends to share or rejoice in your success in life --...
Is death the last sleep? No - it is the last and final awakening.
Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride...
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble...
Each age has deemed the new-born year. The fittest time for festal cheer.
One of the worst things that can happen in life is to win a bet...
I view the tea-drinking as a destroyer of health, an enfeebler of the frome, an...
Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone...
Life's too short for chess.