Nature’s noblemen are everywhere, in town and out of town, gloved and rough-handed, rich and poor. Prejudice against a lord because he is a lord, is losing the chance of finding a good fellow, as much as prejudice against a ploughman because he is a ploughman.
Nathaniel Parker Willis Quotes
The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
What is ambition? ‘Tis a glorious cheat. Angels of light walk not so dazzlingly the sapphire walls of heaven.