James Gates Percival Quotes

The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.

Advice and reprehension require the utmost delicacy; painful truths should be delivered in the softest terms, and expressed no further than is necessary to produce their due effect. A courteous man will mix what is conciliating with what is offensive; praise with censure; deference and respect with the authority of admonition, so far as can […]