What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? to strengthen each otherto be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? [there] to strengthen each other [and] to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.
Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray whereas people of fortune may naturally indulge in a few delinquencies.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
One way of getting an idea of our fellow-countrymen's miseries is to go and look at their pleasures.
It is in those acts which we call trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted.
It is never too late to be what we might have been.
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
But certain winds will make men's temper bad.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
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.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.