Arthur Helps Quotes

Arthur Helps Quotes: It requires a strong mind to bear up against several languages. Some persons have learnt so many, that they have ceased to think in any one.
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Arthur Helps Quote: The heroic example of other days is in great part the source of the courage of each generation; and men walk up composedly to the most perilous enterprises, beckoned onward by the shades of the brave that were.
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Quotes about Arthur Helps: A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
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Quote about Arthur Helps: The reasons which any man offers to you for his own conduct betray his opinion of your character.
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Arthur Helps Sayings: The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
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Arthur Helps Saying: Always say a kind word if you can, if only that it may come in, perhaps, with singular opportuneness, entering some mournful man's darkened room, like a beautiful firefly, whose happy circumvolutions he cannot but watch, forgetting his many troubles.
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Sayings about Arthur Helps: Few have wished for memory so much as they have longed for forgetfulness.
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Saying about Arthur Helps: Thoughts there are, not to be translated into any language, and spirits alone can read them.
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Arthur Helps Quotes: Rare almost as great poets, rarer, perhaps, than veritable saints and martyrs; are consummate men of business. A man, to be excellent in this way, requires a great knowledge of character, with that exquisite tact which feels unerringly the right moment when to act. A discreet rapidity must pervade all the movements of his thought and action. He must be singularly free from vanity, and is generally found to be an enthusiast who has the art to conceal his enthusiasm.
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Arthur Helps Quote: There are few who would need advisers, if they were only accustomed to appeal to themselves in their calmest, holiest moments. If, when embarrassed with doubt as to any course of action, they would turn aside from the immediate tumult of the world, and from the vain speaking of those who
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Quotes about Arthur Helps: Always win fools first. They talk much, and what they have once uttered they will stick to; whereas there is always time, up to the last moment, to bring before a wise man arguments that may entirely change his opinion.
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Quote about Arthur Helps: Love, like the opening of the heavens to the saints, shows for a moment, even to the dullest person, the possibilities of the human race. One has faith, hope, and charity for another being, perhaps but the creation of the imagination; still it is a great advance for a person to be profoundly loving, even in his or her imagination.
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