The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live; Not where I love, but where I am, I die.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
It has been more wittily than charitably said that hell is paved with good intentions; they have their place in heaven also.
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain.