It is a terrible thought, that nothing is ever forgotten; that not an oath is ever uttered that does not continue to vibrate through all times, in the wide spreading current of sound; that not a prayer is lisped, that…
Quote by William Cowper
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
No one was ever scolded out of their sins.
A business with a income at its heels, furnishes always oil for its own wheels
The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back...
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change,...
An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by...
The solemn fop; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge
The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair
Grief is itself a med'cine.
Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.
Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only...
The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
I would not enter in my list of friends, Who needlessly sets foot upon a...
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no...
Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or...
I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with...