The place of justice is a hallowed place.
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The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man’s body.
He that gives good advice builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example builds with both.
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The roses under my window make no reference to former roses or better ones; they are what they are; they exist with God today. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.
Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example.
A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation — a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.
The seven deadly sins… food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven millstones from Man’s neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the millstones are lifted.