The barb in the arrow of childhood suffering is this its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.
Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
Thinking, understanding, reasoning, willing, call not these Soul They are its actions, but they are not its essence.
The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.
In all thy undertakings, let a reasonable assurance animate thy endeavors if thou despairest of success, thou shalt not succeed.
When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break.
Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.
As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the Soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.
Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise be wise and thou art happy.