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
The solemn fop; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only...
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change,...
Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom...
'Tis hard if all is false that I advance, A fool must now and then...
Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
Thou god of our idolatry, the press. . . . Thou fountain, at which drink...
I would not enter in my list of friends, Who needlessly sets foot upon a...
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling...
Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has...
An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by...