To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
Quote by Charles Churchill
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
The best things carried to excess are wrong.
Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the...
Genius is of no country.
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
Genius is independent of situation.
Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.
Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
Patience is sorrow's salve.
Statesman all over, in plots famous grown, He mouths a sentence, as curs mouth a...
The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the...
Genius is of no country; her pure ray / Spreads all abroad, as general as...
Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved...
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if...
He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of...