One who is contented with what he has done will never become famo

Contentment is not happiness. An oyster may be contented.

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as

We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.

The highest excellence is seldom attained in more than one vocati

There is probably no hell for authors in the next world – they su

A book should be luminous, but not voluminous.

The use we make of our fortune determines as to its sufficiency.

An eager pursuit of fortune is inconsistent with a severe devotio

Truth, like the sun, submits to be obscured; but like the sun, on

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