Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself
Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who has a low opinion of himself.
The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.
It is a comfortable feeling to know tht you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only think that can't fly away.
I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.
No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.
Taken altogether, Washington as a city is most unsatisfactory, and falls more grievously short of the thing attempted than any other of the great undertakings of which I have seen anything in the United States.
Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman.