Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
As Unto the bow the the cord is, So unto the man is woman; Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows: Useless each without the other.
I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands.
His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate'er he can, And looks the whole world in the face, For he owes not any man.
As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman; Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows, Useless each without the other!
Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year.
His form was ponderous, and his step was slow; There never was so wise a man before; He seemed the incarnate Well, I told you so!