Charles Buxton Quotes
A nation does wisely, if not well, in starving her men of genius. Fatten them, and they are done for.
Bad temper is its own scourge. Few things are bitterer than to feel bitter. A man’s venom poisons himself more than his victim.
In extent sorrow is boundless, -- it pours from ten million sources, and floods the world; but its depth is small, -- it drowns few.
Outward things don’t give; they draw out. You find in them what you bring to them. A cathedral makes only the devotional feel devotional; scenery refines only the fine-minded.
The first duty toward children is to make them happy. If you have not made them happy, you have wronged them; no other good they may get can make up for that.