A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.
earn ever to separate the king and the principle of royalty. The king is but man; royalty is the spirit of God. When you are in doubt as to which you should serve, forsake the material appearance for the invisible principle, for this is everything.