Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought -- asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
Category: Books And Reading
People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Category: Bores And Boredom
True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination.
Category: Coward And Cowardice
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
As the language of the face is universal, so 'tis very comprehensive; no laconism can reach it: 'Tis the short hand of the mind, and crowds a great deal in a little room
Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.