Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art.
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man’s enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.
The nearer the dawn the darker the night.