To endure is greater than to dare to tire out hostile fortune to be daunted by no difficulty to keep heart when all have lost it who can say this is not greatness
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose, the next best.
Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Life is the soul's nurseryIts training place for the destinies of eternity.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard, Master Harry every man of every nation has done that 'tis the living up to it that's difficult.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is not greatness?
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
'Tis hard with respect to Beauty, that its possessor should not have a life enjoyment of it, but be compelled to resign it after, at the most, some forty years' lease
Bravery never goes out of fashion
If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business
Christmas is here: Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we; Little we fear Weather without, Sheltered about The Mahogany Tree
Follow your honest convictions and be strong
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
'Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel
Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman
I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand
There lived a sage in days of yore,<br/>And he a handsome pigtail wore;<br/>But wondered much and sorrowed more<br/>Because it hung behind him.