Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.
Posterity will do justice to that unprincipled maniac Gladstone, extraordinary mixture of envy, vindictiveness, hypocrisy and superstition; and with one commanding characteristic, whether Prime Minister or Leader of the Opposition, whether preaching, praying, speechifying or scribbling, never a gentleman.
How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end
We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.
There is no wisdom like frankness.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action