Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty.
Quote by Samuel Butler
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It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies.
For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill.
An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
Loyalty is still the same, Whether it win or lose the game True as a dial to the sun, Although it be not shined upon.
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is
The art world is molting - some would say melting. Galleries are closing museums are scaling back.
My dad takes care of me as a manager and as a dad. That's his job, you know, to take care of me. He has my best interests at heart.
We just put General Motors in the hands of people who can't even run our own government.
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America's engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.
Our pets rely on us entirely for their nutrition. So if you're making your own judgments, that could lead to a mistake. At the same time, we have more control over our pet's diet than we do with our children or with ourselves, so your vet can tell you what is appropriate for your dog and you can assign them that.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.