"If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them."
"Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science."
"Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit."
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not a sense of humor to console him for what he is."
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."
"I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?"
"I've been in plenty of situations where someone I'm dating had more time for a console than me."
"As to London we must console ourselves with the thought that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old, inwardly its poetry is much deeper."
"Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples."
"Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity."