Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Charm is the quality in others, that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us – by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will.
Order is a great person’s need and their true well being.
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.