George D. Prentice Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by George D. Prentice

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George D. Prentice quotes: One of the very best of all earthly possessions is self-possession. One of the very best of all earthly possessions is self-possession.
George D. Prentice quotes: Some people have a peculiar faculty for denying facts. Some people have a peculiar faculty for denying facts.
George D. Prentice quotes: He is a first-rate collector who can, upon all occasions, collect his wits. He is a first-rate collector who can, upon all occasions, collect his wits.
George D. Prentice quotes: There is a realm where the rainbow never fades There is a realm where the rainbow never fades
George D. Prentice quotes: Time knows not the weight of sleep or weariness, and night's deep darkness has no chain to bind his rushing pinion. Time knows not the weight of sleep or weariness, and night's deep darkness has no chain to bind his rushing pinion.
George D. Prentice quotes: A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth. A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth.
George D. Prentice quotes: A great many political speeches are literary parricides; they kill their fathers. A great many political speeches are literary parricides; they kill their fathers.
George D. Prentice quotes: Some men give as little light in the world as a farthing tallow candle, and when they expire, leave as bad an odor behind them. Some men give as little light in the world as a farthing tallow candle, and when they expire, leave as bad an odor behind them.
George D. Prentice quotes: A good many men and women want to get possession of secrets just as spendthrifts want to get money-for circulation. A good many men and women want to get possession of secrets just as spendthrifts want to get money-for circulation.
George D. Prentice quotes: Remorseless time! fierce spirit of the glass and scythe,what power can stay him in his silent course, or melt his iron heart with pity! Remorseless time! fierce spirit of the glass and scythe,
what power can stay him in his silent course, or melt his iron heart with pity!
George D. Prentice quotes: Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning. Many a writer seems to think he is never profound except when he can't understand his own meaning.
George D. Prentice quotes: It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out. It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out.
George D. Prentice quotes: Many writers profess great exactness in punctuation who never yet made a point. Many writers profess great exactness in punctuation who never yet made a point.
George D. Prentice quotes: If you woo the company of the angels in your waking hours, they will be sure to come to you in your sleep. If you woo the company of the angels in your waking hours, they will be sure to come to you in your sleep.
George D. Prentice quotes: Some things are better eschewed than chewed; tobacco is one of them. Some things are better eschewed than chewed; tobacco is one of them.
George D. Prentice quotes: It is undoubtedly true that some people mistake sycophancy for good nature, but it is equally true that many more mistake impertinence for sincerity. It is undoubtedly true that some people mistake sycophancy for good nature, but it is equally true that many more mistake impertinence for sincerity.