There is nothing settled in manners, but the laws of behaviour yield to the energy of the individual.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Source: Essays. Second Series. Manners.
Contributed by: Zaady
There is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.
Source: A Wedding-gown.
Thought is the property of him who can entertain it, and of him who can adequately place it.
Too busy with the crowded hour to fear to live or die.
Source: Quatrains. Nature.
We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count.
Source: Old Age.
When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies, "Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life."
Source: Quotation and Originality.
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore.
Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt, as if God wrote the bill!
Source: Suum Cuique.
Dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth.
We love peace, but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man, than war is destructive to his body. Chains are worse than bayonets.
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