Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new – and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.