We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by the tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself
Quote by Samuel Butler
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees...
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
To me it seems that youth is like spring, an over-praised season delightful if it...
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
It has beeen said that the love of money is the root of all evil....
People are lucky and unlucky...according to the ratio between what they get and what they...
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each...
To be at all is to be religious more or less
The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of...
The history of art is the history of revivals.
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by...
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do...
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of...
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism...
The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit...
Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.