The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave. In the dark ages of Christianity she is a toy and a sentimental goddess. With increasing moral light, and greater liberty, and more universal justice,…
Quote by George William Curtis
Happiness lies, first of all, in health
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods,...
Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always...
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
While we read history we make history.
Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds...
The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where...
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and...
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
Happiness lies first of all in health.
He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous...