Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
Quote by Thomas Browne
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and...
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves?...
There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of...
To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
It is we that are blind, not fortune.
Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it...
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare...
Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of...
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of...
Death is the cure for all diseases.
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.