The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
Work is not the curse, but drudgery is.
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You...
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next
A forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note, torn in two and burned up,...
The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level...
There is no slave out of heaven like a loving woman; and, of all loving...
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to...
Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark...
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us...
Good-humor makes all things tolerable.
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong
We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one...
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
The dog is the god of frolic.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they...
The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.