American author and journalist; b. 1842; d. 1913 · 29 aphorisms · no comments
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
Eulogy: Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.