Thomas Chandler Haliburton Quotes.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful; but it soon fades away. The in memory of injuries is engraved on the heart, and remains forever.
It is easier to make money than to save it. One is exertion, the other, self-denial.
Just what part of meow don’t you understand?
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts the lover afore words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first-born baby, and assures him of a mother’s love.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion.
A college education shows a man how little other people know.
To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back.
Fact is stranger than fiction.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
Death and taxes are inevitable.
[Grateful] Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, [ungrateful] melancholy, is disease.
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
Wise men, like wine, are best when old; pretty women, like bread, are best when young.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend, not the man for your banker, though he may do for a traveling companion.
The bee, though it finds every rose has a thorn, comes back loaded with honey from his rambles; and why should not other tourists do the same?
To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back
Some people have a perfect genius for doing nothing, and doing it assiduously.
A coxcomb is four-fifths affectation and one-fifth vanity.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.
If you have a thrust to make at your friend’s expense, do it gracefully, it is all the more effective. Some one says the reproach that is delivered with hat in hand is the most telling.
A temperate anger has virtue in it.