Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
Quote by Charles Dickens
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
We are so very 'umble.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone...
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise...
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
Our affections, however laudable, in this transitory world, should never master us; we should guide...
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever...
It is well for a man to respect his own vocation whatever it is and...
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple...
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words...
You cannot grow a beard in a moment of passion.
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless,...
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was...