TODD, John Quotes
(1770-1804), English dramatist
A good heart, benevolent feelings, and a balanced mind, lie at the foundation of character. Other things may be deemed fortuitous; they may come and go; but character is that which lives and abides, and is admired long after its possessor has left the earth.
Few ever lived to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
If you wish to fit yourself for the dark world of woe, it will be time enough to learn its language after you have prepared for it, by more decent sins than profaneness.