Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was a time when we were not: this gives us no concern - why then should it…
Quote by William Hazlitt
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
The more we do, the more we can do.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it...
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to...
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we...
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better,...
To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as...
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy....
The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new...