The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on; and while we drink and call for gay wreaths, perfumes, and young girls, old age creeps upon us, unperceived.
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is our noblest quality
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Education will not (take the place of persistence); the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are… (read more)
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to… (read more)
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today