Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.
No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto...
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance...
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong...Why not try and see...
The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a...