No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals....
The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul.
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears...
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by...
The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of...
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by...
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to...
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
Our first and last love is self-love.
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to...
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.