All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- this our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.
Words are the most powerful drugs used by mankind.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody -- it saves so much trouble.
God gives all men all earth to love, but since man's heart is small, ordains for each one spot shall prove belovFd over all.
I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, When, Why, How and Who.
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
I never made a mistake in my life; at least, never one that I couldn't explain away afterwards.
Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.
There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
Call a truce, then, to our labors -- let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if ''faint and forced the laughter,'' and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.