The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our...
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men -...
There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!
Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them:...
A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
If I were dying my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown...
Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics of the...
A good and true woman is said to resemble a Cremona fiddle: age but increases...
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they...
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom...
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does...
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.