In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
Quote by Christian Nevell Bovee
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most...
Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
It is only an error in judgment to make a mistake, but it shows infirmity...
Our first and last love is... self-love.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness;...
Heaven lent you a soul Earth will lend a grave.
Books are embalmed minds.
Books are embalmed minds
Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared,...
Next to God, we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for...
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
The next best thing to being witty is to quote another's wit.
To quote copiously and well requires taste, judgment and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful,...
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to...
Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
I edit out the bad stuff and deliver the good stuff. Seventy-five percent of all...
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of...