He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of...
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer...
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no...
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only...
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope,...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that...
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.