Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Age, like distance, lends a double charm.
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
Death tugs at my ear and says: Live, I am coming.
The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward.
The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The...
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in...
Nature has but one judgment on wrong conduct - if you can call that a...
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding.
Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future
Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us.
A man's mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original...
One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than...