What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even, than what he condemns, of his character, information and abilities. No wonder, then, that most people are so shy of praising anything.
Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)
Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.
Contributed by: Zaady
Few persons have courage enough to appear as good as they really are.
The ancients dreaded death: the Christian can only fear dying.
Purity is the feminine, Truth the masculine, of Honour.
A Christian is God Almighty's gentleman.
Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
Every Irishman, the saying goes, has a potato in his head.
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