The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
Quote by John Milton
Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at...
For solitude is sometimes best society, And short retirement urges sweet return
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor
A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows...
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give...
These two imparadised in one another's arms, the happier Eden, shall enjoy their fill of...
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it
Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion.
So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him...
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
Calm of mind, all passion spent
Necessity, the tyrant's plea
Anarchy is the sure consequence of tyranny; or no power that is not limited by...
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do...
Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound...
Servant of God, well done; well hast thou fought The better fight
God, to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper
Some people feel that others believe in God because they fear death. Why should I...