Martin Farquhar Tupper Quotes

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Memory is not wisdom idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory? -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Labour is good for a man, bracing up his energies to conquest, And without it life is dull, the man perceiving himself useless. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Life is as the current spark on the miner's wheel of flints; While it spinneth, there is light; stop it, all is darkness. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Love with life is heaven; and life, unloving, hell. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Yet is beauty the pleasing trickery that cheateth half the world. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Deceit and treachery skulk with hatred, but an honest spirit flieth with anger. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
A juggler's skill hath been long years alearning. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
A man too careful of danger liveth in continual torment, But a cheerful expecter of the best hath a fountain of joy within him. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Clamorous pauperism feastestWhile honest Labor, pining, hideth his sharp ribs. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Humility is the softening shadow before the stature of Excellence, And lieth lowly on the ground, beloved and lovely as the violet. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
How beautiful is modesty! It winneth upon all beholders; but a word or a glance may destroy the pure love that should have been for thee. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Not few nor light are the burdens of life; then load it not with heaviness of spirit. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
A letter, timely writ, is a rivet to the chain of affection;And a letter, untimely delayed, is as rust to the solder. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Many a beggar at the crossway, or gray-haired shepherd on the plain, hath more of the end of all wealth than hundreds who multiply the means. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Age hath its quiet calm, and youth enjoyeth not for haste. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Extravagance is the rich man's pitfall. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
A babe in a house is a well-spring of pleasure. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory? -Martin Farquhar Tupper
In a dream thou mayst live a lifetime, and all be forgotten in the morning: Even such is life, and so soon perisheth its memory. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
When thou choosest a wife, think not only of thyself, but of those God may give thee of her, that they reproach thee not for their being. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
Error is a hardy plant; it flourishes in every soil. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
As thou directest the power, harm or advantage will follow, and the torrent that swept the valley may be led to turn a mill. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
One single glance will conquer all descriptions. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
There is a limit to enjoyment, though the sources of wealth be boundlessAnd the choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation. -Martin Farquhar Tupper
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