A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it; for such do always see that every cloud is an angel's face.
It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means.
I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.
Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.