Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are… (read more)
It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the… (read more)
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
A talented trumpeter who toots his own horn winds up playing to an empty theatre. A talented trumpeter who lets… (read more)
If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has… (read more)
Talent works, genius creates.
Make no display of your talents or attainments; for every one will clearly see, admire, and acknowledge them, so long… (read more)