A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience
Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, melancholy, is disease
A college education shows a man how little other people know.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
A man is never astonished that he doesn't know what another does, but he is surprised at the gross ignorance of the other in not knowing what he does.
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one; the stolen, or the mutual one; the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.
Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right, instantly
There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.