Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the...
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The...
Wine is bottled poetry.
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety...
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by...
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others,...
Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage...
I've a grand memory for forgetting.
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your...
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do...
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good....