Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light.
Man is sadly retarded by allowable imperfections.
It would be as natural for a full-grown tiger to mew as for a man released from the slavery of imitations ever to go back to his neighbor again with: What do you think of this? What do you advise about that?
The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.
Man is liberated from his illusions to make room for a fresh set.
The man who feels that he must be hopeful and cheerful to get along ignores the careers of some pretty successful misanthropes.
When a man's success becomes commonplace to him, it is his success no longer.
By an unfailing coincidence, the man who wrongs us is a villain, and the man who does us a kindness is a saint.
Where you find imagination tracing the outlines and reason filling in the details, there you have a man.
It is getting what we started to get, not the thing got, which spells success.
The darkness around us might somewhat light up if we would first practice using the light we have on the place we are.
Be a sincere effort never so misguided, to laugh at it is a breach of faith with decency.
Expletives serve opinions well which are not sure enough of themselves to risk expression in restrained language.
We fall short when we ascribe all the modes of happiness to walking in paths of rectitude. There are joys which only tramps and thieves know.
For a competent audience, uncommon men must have other uncommon men.