Quotes by Charles Simmons

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.
- Charles Simmons
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
- Charles Simmons
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.
- Charles Simmons
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A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.
- Charles Simmons
Malice can always find a mark to shoot at, and a pretence to fire.
- Charles Simmons
No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
- Charles Simmons
Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
- Charles Simmons
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.
- Charles Simmons
The smallest number, with God and truth on their side, are weightier than thousands.
- Charles Simmons
It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.
- Charles Simmons
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Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.
- Charles Simmons
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
- Charles Simmons
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
- Charles Simmons