Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
'He means well' is useless unless he does well.
A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.
Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
Oh, are not the pleasures in life, in this daily round, trifling compared with the pains!
Courage is the very best gift of all; courage stands before everything, it does, it does! It is what maintains and preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things: a man with courage has every blessing.
Consider the little mouse, how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts its life to one hole only.
The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.
You must spend money to make money.
The chap that endures hard knocks like a man enjoys a soft time later on.
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
It well becomes a young man to be modest.