Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.