Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession many.
James Lowell (1819 - 1891)
Source: New England Two Centuries ago.
Contributed by: Zaady
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer that there is one book better than a cheap book,-and that is a book honestly come by.
Source: Before the U. S. Senate Committee on Patents, Jan. 29, 1886.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Source: Shakespeare Once More.
Here was a type of the true elder race, And one of Plutarch's men talked with us face to face.
Two meanings have our lightest fantasies,- One of the flesh, and of the spirit one.
Source: Sonnet xxxiv. (Ed. 1844.)
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave
Who gives himself with his alms feeds three,- Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.
Source: Part Second. viii.
Not what we give, but what we share,- For the gift without the giver is bare; Who gives himself with his alms feeds three,- Himself, his hungering neighbor, and Me.
Source: Vision of Sir Launfal
This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feetur.
Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. ii.
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