Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
Quote by William Hazlitt
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
The most violent friendships soonest wear themselves out.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and...
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never...
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns...
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Learning is the knowledge of that which is not generally known to others, and which...
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would...
One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single...
An accomplished coquette excites the passions of others, in proportion as she feels none herself
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
The more we do, the more we can do.
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.