Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this - that you are dreadfully like other people
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of...
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but...
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise...
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
Fate loves the fearless.
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer...
The eye is the notebook of the poet.
There is a law of neutralization of forces, which hinders bodies from sinking beyond a...
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them...
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.