The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept,/ Were toiling upward in the night.
The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone.
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds.
Love gives itself; it is not bought.
A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find
Youth comes but once in a lifetime
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
There's a brave fellow! There's a man of pluck! A man who's not afraid to say his say, Though a whole town's against him.
Music is the universal language of mankind
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.