Aaron Hill quotes

  • Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Dirty #Glasses #World

  • Shame on those breasts of stone that cannot melt in soft adoption of another's sorrow.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Adoption #Sorrow #Tears

  • Birth is a shadow. Courage, self-sustained, outlords succession's phlegm, and needs no ancestors.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Self #Shadow #Needs

  • Trust me--with women worth the being won, The softest lover ever best succeeds.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Succeed #Lovers #Trust Me

  • Man is the circled oak; woman the ivy.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Men #Ivy

  • Servile doubt argues an impotence of mind, that says we fear because we dare not meet misfortunes.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Doubt #Mind #Arguing

  • Shun fear, it is the ague of the soul! a passion man created for himself--for sure that cramp of nature could not dwell in the warm realms of glory.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Fear #Passion #Men

  • Mischief and malice grow on the same branch of the tree of evil.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Evil #Tree #Branches

  • She who means no mischief does it all.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Mean #Doe #Mischief

  • The man with but one idea in his head is sure to exaggerate that to top-heaviness, and thus he loses his equilibrium.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Men #Ideas #He Man

  • Order, thou eye of action.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Eye #Order #Action

  • Let shining Charity adorn your zeal, The noblest impulse generous minds can feel.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Shining #Mind #Charity

  • Law that shocks equity is reason's murderer.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Law #Reason #Shock

  • Hide not thy tears; weep boldly, and be proud to give the flowing virtue manly way; it is nature's mark to know an honest heart by.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Heart #Giving #Tears

  • Art, however innocent, looks like deceiving.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Art #Looks #Deceiving

  • Joys, which we do not know, we do not wish.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Joy #Wish

  • There is no merit where there is no trial; and till experience stamps the mark of strength, cowards may pass for heroes, and faith for falsehood.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Strength #Hero #Coward

  • Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Judging #Haste #Youth

  • Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Belief #Moral #Birth

  • Let never man be bold enough to say, Thus, and no farther shall my passion stray: The first crime, past, compels us into more, And guilt grows fate, that was but choice, before.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Life #Passion #Fate

  • When Christ at Cana's feast by pow'r divine, Inspir'd cold water, with the warmth of wine, See! cry'd they while, in red'ning tide, it gush'd, The bashful stream hath seen its God and blush'd.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Wine #Water #Red

  • Letters, from absent friends, extinguish fear, Unite division, and draw distance near; Their magic force each silent wish conveys, And wafts embodied though, a thousand ways: Could souls to bodies write, death's pow'r were mean, For minds could then meet minds with heav'n between.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Distance #Mean #Writing

  • The man who pauses on the paths of treason, Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Men #Path #Firsts

  • Deceit is the false road to happiness; and all the joys we travel through to vice, like fairy banquets, vanish when we touch them.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Joy #Deception #Vices

  • Oh, treacherous night thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Night #Veils #Shade

  • O marriage! marriage! what a curse is thine, Where hands alone consent and hearts abhor.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Heart #Hands #Matrimony

  • Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Courage #Numbers #Lions

  • Reason gains all people by compelling none.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #People #Gains #Reason

  • Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. 'Tis the same with common natures: Use 'em kindly, they rebel; But be rough as nutmeg-graters, And the rogues obey you well.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Pain #Men #Ems

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