I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness
Quote by Charles Dickens
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
It is well for a man to respect his own vocation whatever it is and...
He would make a lovely corpse.
'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its...
His wardrobe was extensive--very extensive--not strictly classical perhaps, not quite new, nor did it contain...
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise...
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to...
A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!
We are so very 'umble.
In love of home, the love of country has its rise.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
The business of the law is to increase the business of the law
Business is like a wheelbarrow-it stands still until someone pushes it.
War is the business of barbarians