One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
We find comfort among those who agree with us -- growth among those who don't.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and...