Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
How many people live on the reputation of the reputation they might have made!
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which...
Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history...
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in...
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by...
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than...
The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may think...
There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!
I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I...
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it....
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward.
Husband and wife come to look alike at last
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its...
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays, the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
It is the greatest possible praise to be praised by a man who is himself...
Never praise your Cider, Horse, or Bedfellow