There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.
The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature… is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.
Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.