Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life- to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories ...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined together to strengthen each other in all labour, to minister to each other in all sorrow, to share with each other in all gladness, to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories?
Affection is the broadest basis of good in life.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.