Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
Though old the thought and oft expressed, 'Tis his at last who says it best
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the...
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed... if we only knew...
Heaven is neither here nor there to me. Everywhere and nowhere. Just not in between,...
Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this - that you are dreadfully...
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say...
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure,...
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.