Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a...
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to...
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
A church debt is the devil's salary.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer...
Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of...
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
Good-humor makes all things tolerable.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love
Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally...
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature,...
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
Riches without law are more dangerous than is poverty without law
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one...
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.