Quotes 1 till 5 of 5.
English writer and poet 1819-1880+1
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
British Novelist 1816-18550
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-18050
One drop of hatred left in the cup of joy turns the most blissful draught into poison.
Scythian philosopher 6th century BC0
The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-18940
Unpretending mediocrity is good, and genius is glorious; but a weak flavor of genius in an essentially common person is detestable. It spoils the grand neutrality of a commonplace character, as the rinsings of an unwashed wine-glass spoil a draught of fair water.