The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.