It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.
Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.
Truth will lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has none.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus.