Quotes

11 November 2014
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
11 November 2014
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
11 November 2014
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul.
11 November 2014
Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.
11 November 2014
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
11 November 2014
Our disputants put me in mind of the scuttlefish that, when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens the water about him till he becomes invisible.
11 November 2014
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
11 November 2014
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; Old age is slow in both.
11 November 2014
Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
11 November 2014
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/12/2021 12:12:41 PM # 1.0.0.559