Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
Quote by George William Curtis
The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave....
Happiness lies first of all in health.
Happiness lies, first of all, in health
Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where...
He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always...
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods,...
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and...
Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!
While we read history we make history.
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous...
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.