5 Total Quotes

William Mathews Quotes

The most discouraging feature of the mania for book-collecting is, that it grows by what it feeds on, and becomes the more insatiable the more it is gratified.
William Mathews
#Books And Reading

In the world a man lives in his own age; in solitude in all ages.
William Mathews
#Age And Aging #Solitude

It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.
William Mathews
#Difficulty

All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.
William Mathews
#Maxim