About C.J. Langenhoven:
Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven is best known to have written the words for the original South African national anthem, Die Stem van Suid-Afrika. He was affectionately known as Sagmoedige Neelsie (Gentle Neelsie) or Kerneels.
Adversity removes the friends prosperity has harvested.
Never offer unsolicited advice. The receiver might not know that you are smarter than him.
Don't listen to a man who says we have to work together as a team. He means we have to work as he says.
It does not mean much to be important. The most important man at a burial is dead.
To test a man, determine how much it takes to make him lie.
God made the world like a knife. We have the choice to take it by the handle or the blade.
Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.
If you really want to hurt, find someone who loves you.