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Martin Tupper Quotes

(1810-1889), British Author, Poet, Inventor

Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.

Category: Anger

A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever.

Category: Books And Reading

Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?

Category: Memory

Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.

Category: Pain

Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.

Category: Prayer

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.

Category: Ridicule