16 Total Quotes

William Alger Quotes

Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason
William Alger
#Men

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
William Alger
#Destiny #Victory

He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
William Alger
#Happiness

Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
William Alger
#Quotations

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
William Alger
#Advice

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
William Alger
#Desire #Duty

Public opinion is a second conscience.
William Alger
#Conscience #Opinions

A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason
William Alger
#Crowd

Words of love, are works of love.
William Alger
#Words #Love

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
William Alger
#Eloquence

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
William Alger
#Duty

The moon is a silver pinhead vast That holds the heavens tent-hangings fast.
William Alger
#Moon