William R. Alger (9 Quotations)
:: 1822-1905, American Writer
Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
~ William R. Alger - [Quotations]
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
~ William R. Alger - [Anger]
Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
~ William R. Alger - [Proverbs]
Public opinion is a second conscience.
~ William R. Alger - [Opinions]
The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
~ William R. Alger - [Duty]
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
~ William R. Alger - [Soul]
We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
~ William R. Alger - [Advice]
What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
~ William R. Alger - [Victory]
Words of love, are works of love.
~ William R. Alger - [Words]
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