To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.