A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

-Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Impossible desires are the height of unreason.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
A college education shows a man how little other people know.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back. Thomas Chandler Halibu

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
As soon as a woman begins to dress "loud," her manners and conversation partake of the same element.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Fun has no limits. It is like the human race and face; there is a family likeness among all the species, but they all differ.

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

Loud-dressing men and women have also loud characters.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Women forgive injuries, but never forget slights.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton

He who sports compliments, unless he takes good aim, may miss his mark, and be wounded by the recoil of his own weapon.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Punctuality is the soul of business. Thomas Chandler Halibu