Quotes by John W. Foster
John W. Foster
American diplomat and military
Alive from: 1836-1917
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself.
Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order?
One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.