Jeremy Collier

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Jeremy Collier

How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought -- asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.More Jeremy Collier [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is the consequence of time, and multitude of days are fittest to teach wisdom.More Jeremy Collier [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.More Jeremy Collier [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The road to heaven lies as near by water as by land.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope is a vigorous principle; it is furnished with light and heat to advise and execute; it sets the head and heart to work, and animates a man to do his utmost. And thus, by perpetually pushing and assurance, it puts a difficulty out of countenance, and makes a seeming impossibility give way.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Books are a guide in youth, and an entertainment for age.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Books are a guide in youth, and an entertainment for age. They support us under solitude, and keep us from becoming a burden to ourselves. They help us to forget the crossness of men and things, compose our cares and our passions, and lay our disappointments asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride or design in their conversation.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are few things reason can discover with so much certainty and ease as its own insufficiency.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To believe a business impossible is the way to make it so. How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Atheism is the result of ignorance and pride; of strong sense and feeble reasons; of good eating and ill-living. It is the plague of society, the corrupter of manners, and the underminer of property.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Envy lies between two beings equal in nature though unequal in circumstances.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.More Jeremy Collier [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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