"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child"
"When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men"
"It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar"
"Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone"
"Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth, to some good angel leave the rest; For Time will teach thee soon the truth, there are no birds in last year's nest"
"For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day"
"Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart"
"Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds.
"There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
"Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think"
"He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce"
"Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by suddent flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night"
"However things may seem, no eveil thing is success and no good thing is failure"
"I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet securituy of the streets"
"Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny"
"for age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away the sky is filled with starts, invisible by day"
"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art"
"Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues"
"Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted"
"That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain"
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain"
"The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal"
"The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy"
"The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts"
"Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights reporse"