Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Sorrow makes men sincere.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into...
The dog is the god of frolic.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without...
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows...
Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer...
To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself.
It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It...
Conscience is the frame of character, and love is the covering for it
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to...
A cup of coffee - real coffee - home-browned, home ground, home made, that comes...
Pushing any truth out very far, you are met by a counter-truth.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love
I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong,...
The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in...