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Charles Buxton Quotes

(1823-1871), British Author

In life, as in chess, forethought wins.

Category: Advantage

The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.

Category: Children

Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred.

Category: Critics And Criticism

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.

Category: Critics And Criticism

To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.

Category: Pleasure

You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Category: Time And Time Management

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul.

Category: Zeal