Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
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.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Humility is attentive patience.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.