No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals....
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the...
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid...
Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one,...
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears...
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
Our first and last love is self-love.
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by...
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of...
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to...
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the...