The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later
Quote by Charles Caleb Colton
Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those...
Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude
Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
War is a game in which princes seldom win, the people never
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim...
It is doubtful whether mankind are most indebted to those who like Bacon and Butler...
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on...
The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it...
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that...
Mystery is not profoundness.
Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many...
Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but...
We ask advice, but we mean approbation.
He who knows himself knows others.
If any speak ill of thee, fly home to thy own conscience and examine thy...
It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the...