Many time the reading of a book has made the future of a man.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze.
All history becomes subjective; in other words there is properly no history, only biography.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go out of our minds through avenues which we never voluntarily opened.
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity.
A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have