A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
Douglas Jerrold Quotes
Dress it as we may, feather it, daub it with gold, huzza it, and sing swaggering songs about it, what is war, nine times out of ten, but murder in uniform?
Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom. It is as true as sunbeams.
A strange volume of real life in the daily packet of the postman. Eternal love and instant payment!
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.
A blessed companion is a book, - a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend,... a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into our own.