To spend several days in a friend's house and hunger for something to read, while you are treading on costly carpets, and sitting upon luxurious chairs and sleeping upon down, is as if one were bribing your body for the…
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
Riches without law are more dangerous than is poverty without law
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself;...
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much...
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful...
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide...
Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us...
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature,...
All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down,...
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size...