Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
The cautious seldom err.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Something that’s seldom appreciated about me is that I am in sympathy with a great deal of what Marx wrote, except that I’m on the side of the bourgeoisie.
Man is not made better by being degraded; he is seldom restrained from crime by harsh measures, except the principle of fear predominates in his character, and then he is never made radically better for its influence.
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
We have very strong environmental laws in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The problem is that they’re seldom enforced.
It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity.
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
Whether rich or poor, a home is not a home unless the roots of love are ever striking deeper through the crust of the earthly and the conventional, into the very realities of being, not consciously always; seldom, perhaps; the simplicity of loving grows by living simply near nature and God.