Quotes

11 November 2014
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
11 November 2014
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
11 November 2014
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
11 November 2014
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.
11 November 2014
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
11 November 2014
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
11 November 2014
Slow rises worth, by poverty depressed:
11 November 2014
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow, but there is something in it so like virtue, that he who is wholly without it cannot be loved.
11 November 2014
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
11 November 2014
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.

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