What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.
Thomas Moore Quotes
Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot.
If I speak to thee in friendship’s name, thou think’st I speak too coldly, if I mention love’s devoted flame, thou say’st I speak too boldly.
‘Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
My only books were woman’s looks, and folly’s all they’ve taught me.
Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise.