About Charles Buxton:
Charles Buxton was an English brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament.
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
The first duty to children is to make them happy. If you have not made them so, you have wronged them. No other good they may get can make up for that.
In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.
Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.
To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows.