In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
Silence is sometimes the severest criticism
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.
Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred.
Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows.
You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon
To make pleasures pleasant shorten them
You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.