We not only live among men, but there are airy hosts, blessed spectators, sympathetic lookers on, that see and know and appreciate our thoughts and feelings and acts.
A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs jolted by every pebble in the road.
Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are but you must approach each man by the right door.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
If a man cannot be a Christian in the place he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Doctrine is nothing but the skin of truth set up and stuffed.
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.
Repentance is another name for aspiration.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.