There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
Quote by Arthur Helps
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Those who never philosophized until they met with disappointments, have mostly become disappointed philosophers
Choose an author as you choose a friend.
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Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
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It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in...
Experience is the extract of suffering.