The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel... its poverty by how little.
What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason.
Words of love, are works of love.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
Public opinion is a second conscience.
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.