To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream...
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Men are what their mothers made them
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
I conceive that words are like money, not the worse for being common, but that...
No one ever expects a great lay to pay all the bills.