Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
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