Goals help you overcome short-term problems.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it, and that a very severe one.
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little.
It is not so important to know everything as to know the exact value of everything, to appreciate what we learn, and to arrange what we know.