Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
I bequeath all my property to my wife on the condition that she remarry immediately. Then there will be at least one man to regret my death.
Oh, to be home again, home again, home again!
Under the apple-boughs, down by the mill!
James Thomas Fields
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
James Russell Lowell
Is it a fact -- or have I dreamt it -- that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?
The secret of getting things done is to act!
Benjamin O David
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and under a just God, can not long retain it.