Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
Quote by Charles Dickens
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little...
You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.
Love is a crazy thing. It sucks and is totally overrated.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
Black are the brooding clouds and troubled the deep waters, when the Sea of Thought,...
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that...
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Our affections, however laudable, in this transitory world, should never master us; we should guide...
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last
Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't...
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.
The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that...
It is well for a man to respect his own vocation whatever it is and...
No, I dont have anything to hide. I just dont like people looking through my...
Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.