That glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds.
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever...
Eccentricities of genius.
Gold, for the instant, lost its luster in his eyes, for there were countless treasures...
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation,...
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you...
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he...
No one acts more foolishly than a wise man in love.
Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in fell...
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the...
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas.
It was just a whimsical idea that escalated when so many crazy ladies took it...