There is no slave out of heaven like a loving woman; and, of all loving women, there is no such slave as a mother.
Quote by Henry Ward Beecher
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on the proper...
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things
He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he...
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of...
The last person one wants to be is themselves. Sadly, that is the best person...
Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life.
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
Many men build as cathedrals were built, the part nearest the ground finished; but that...
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to...
Good-humor makes all things tolerable
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows...
He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his...
Suffering is part of the divine idea.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes...
My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
Wine books flow from printing presses like water from broken spigots.