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By Anonym 14 Sep

Charles Buxton

Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

I once met a man who had forgiven an injury. I hope some day to meet the man who has forgiven an insult.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Buxton

You will never 'find' time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Buxton

You cannot win without sacrifice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

Indulge in procrastination, and in time yon will come to this, that because a thing ought to be done, therefore you can't do it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

A man's venom poisons himself more than his victims.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Buxton

To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Charles Buxton

Pounds are the sons, not of pounds, but of pence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

Few things are more bitter than to feel bitter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

A large family party is rather too much like a flight of tomtits; everlasting twitter, but no conversation; gregariousness without companionship.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

All high truth is poetry. Take the results of science: they glow with beauty, cold and hard as are the methods of reaching them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

Failure means that you would not, or could not, pay for success. Success is a matter of sale. It can (most often) be bought by a large outlay--of hard forethought--of pains--of steadiness--of the golden wisdom coined from experience. But the figure is too high for most of us. We are too poor, or too slothful, to bring the price.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Buxton

The longer I live, the more deeply am I convinced that that which makes the difference between one person and another-between the weak and the powerful, the great and the insignificant-is energy-invisible determination.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

In life, as in Chess, ones own Pawns block ones way. A mans very wealth, ease, leisure, children, books, which should help him to win, more often checkmate him

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

All movement, of every creature, comes from the desire after something better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Buxton

You have not fulfilled every duty unless you have fulfilled that of being pleasant.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

Bad temper is its own scourge. Few things are more bitter than to feel bitter. A man's venom poisons himself more than his victim.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Charles Buxton

Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

In one family, every little plan or question is discussed amid bickering and irritation. In another, without the least effort, every discussion goes on amid perfect peace. This is just as easy, and infinitely more agreeable: only, in many homes it does not happen to be the family habit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

In one family, all goes by two and two. If a member of it has any interest, he or she will confide it to some one other; but the rest know nothing. In another family, all feel what touches one; nothing is kept dark from the father and mother, brothers and sisters--all share. This family habit is by far the better, it strengthens the tie between the members, and makes the home one home.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Buxton

In life, as in chess, forethought wins.