Humility like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.
The only way around is through.
You've got to be in top physical condition. Fatigue makes cowards of us all.
One kind word can warm 3 winter months.
I have always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.
The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
At 46 one must be a miser only have time for essentials.
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful after all.
Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time.
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man s, I mean.
Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.