Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs.
But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.