Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
Quote by Arthur Helps
Arthur Helps Quotes
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book...
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium...
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in...
There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a...
An official man is always an official man, and he has a wild belief in...
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it...
Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.
The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot...
Experience is the extract of suffering.
In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
The sense of danger is never, perhaps, so fully apprehended as when the danger has...
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought
For the reader who has put away comic books, but isn't yet ready for editorials...
When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you...
I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.