The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.
Old time, in whose banks we deposit our notes, Is a miser who always wants...
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds...
The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great...
There are a good many real miseries in life that we cannot help smiling at,...
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those...
Life is a great bundle of little things.
When in doubt, do it.
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says,...
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Beware how you take away hope from any human being
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they...
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness
Consciously or unconsciously we all strive to make the kind of a world we like
The woman cries before the wedding; the man afterward.
A man may fulfil the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays, the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank.
When considering praise or criticism first consider the source.