Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life the one preserves, the other sweetens it.
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.