How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
Take things always by their smooth handle.
When angry, count ten, before you speak; if very angry, an hundred.
If, in my retirement to the humble station of a private citizen, I am accompanied with the esteem and approbation of my fellow citizens, trophies obtained by the bloodstained steel, or the tattered flags of the tented field, will never be envied. The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.
Although an old man, I am but a young gardener.
That Indian swamp in the wilderness.