Quotes 1 till 3 of 3.
British poet, essaywriter 1784-18590
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
English writer 1709-17840
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
English poet 1688-17440
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person.