It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
The first wealth is health.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Our faith comes in moments our vice is habitual.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
The years teach much which the days never know.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent life shall be longer and shall pass into the immortal as gently as we awake from dreams.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Do the thing we fear and death of fear is certain.
Death comes to all but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
Every man has his own courage and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Win as if you were used to it lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Our best thoughts come from others.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
As we grow old the beauty steals inward.
Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised except by those to whom it has been refused.