Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Henry George Bohn

British Publisher

"He that is master of himself will soon be master of others."

"There is nothing can equal the tender hours when life is first in bloom, when the heart like a bee, in a wild of flowers, finds everywhere perfume; when the present is all and it questions not if those flowers shall pass away, but pleased with its own delightful lot, dreams never of decay."

"Success makes a fool seem wise."

"Few there are that will endure a true friend. "

"He that ceaseth to be a friend never was a good one. "

"Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat. "

"He who knows himself best esteems himself least. "

"Forgiveness is the noblest vengeance."

"Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own."

"Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians."

"Contempt is the sharpest reproof."