It is not the length of
life, but the depth.
Dare to live the life you have
dreamed for yourself. Go forward and
make your dreams come true.
The only person
you are destined to become is the person you
decide to be.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is
easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he
who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the
independence of solitude.
Common sense is
dressed in its working clothes.
Nothing astonishes men so much as
common sense and plain dealing.
Whatever you do, you need
courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always
someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always
difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are
right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end
requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs.
Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to
All I have seen teaches me to trust
the Creator for all
I have not seen.
The earth laughs in flowers.
The glory of
friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly
smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual
inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone
else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a
It is one of the blessings of old
friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.