A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
Give, and you may keep your friend it you lose your money; lend, and the chances are that you lose your friend if ever you get back your money
Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.
Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater.
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
The purpose of man is in action not thought.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it
What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.