I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness
Quote by Charles Dickens
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon...
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart...
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who...
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy...
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind...
He'd make a lovely corpse.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the...
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to...
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some...
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.