O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet.
Quote by Walter Savage Landor
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion...
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A...
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make...
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Of all failures, to fail in a witticism is the worst, and the mishap is...
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie...
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss...
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand,...
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the...
Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from...
Each day provides its own gifts
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue
Few things anger me more than having a song stuck in my head that I...