That glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds.
Quote by Charles Dickens
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some...
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those...
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in...
Love is a crazy thing. It sucks and is totally overrated.
There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation,...
'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
He would make a lovely corpse.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in fell...
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the...
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart...
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the...
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to...