Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.
God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
You can be deprived of your money, your job and your home by someone else, but remember that no one can ever take away your honor.
A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him.
The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.
The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.
Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.
The happiest people in this world are those who have the most interesting thoughts.