To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
You may have genius. The contrary is, of course, probable.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks?
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
The mind of a bigot to the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it contracts.
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to sail under, but few will use it as a rudder by which to steer.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Science is the topography of ignorance.
The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.
Love prefers twilight to daylight.
Love is the master-key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
Simple people... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection.
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
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