We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when they discover that someone else believes in them and is willing to trust them.
Books are for nothing but to inspire.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it's the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friend.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men - that is genius.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
When we have arrived at the question, the answer is already near.
Love and you shall be loved.
America is another name for opportunity.
No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Nothing ever great was achieved without enthusiasm.
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.
All diseases run into one, old age.