No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great...
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the...
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the...
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own...
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the...
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the...
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to...
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by...
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.