If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
The best is he who calls men to the best. And those who heed the call are also blessed. But worthless who call not, heed not, but rest.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
All men’s gains are the fruit of venturing.
Most enlightened men now recognize that General Jackson is not fitted to fill the office of President; his limited experience of anything to do with civil government and his great age make him incompetent.
If there is one thing that the women and men of the late 20th century who have an awareness and enjoyment of history can be sure of, it is that Islam was not sent from Heaven to foster egotism and mediocrity.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul.
Jesus never instructed men to do what was right because it was right; yet this is the true reason why they should do it.