Top 10 Quotes by Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The suspicious parent makes an artful child.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success. Thomas Chandler Halibu
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Money is a necessity; so is dirt.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Lawyers are like priests; people come to them and disburden themselves of their troubles, and get consolation, if they pay well for it; but there is one point in which they don't treat them like priests; they don't confess all their sins; they suppress them, and often get themselves and their counsel into a scrape by it, that's a fact.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful; but it soon fades away. The in memory of injuries is engraved on the heart, and remains forever.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Ceremony is all backbone.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
We can do without any article of luxury we have never had; but when once obtained, it is not in human natur' to surrender it voluntarily.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Avarice fills its purse at the expense of its belly.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
A woman who wants a charitable heart wants a pure mind.