Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime . Not failure, but low aim is crime.
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -- and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
The brain can be easy to buy, but the heart never comes to market.
A sneer is the weapon of the weak.
The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.
There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.