Healthy personalities accept themselves not in any self-idolizing way, but in the sense that they see themselves as persons who are worth giving to another and worthy to receive from another.
We may as well not pray at all as offer our prayers in a lifeless manner.
All forms of fear produce fatigue.
What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Sum up at night what thou has done by day.
A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays And confident tomorrows.
We must stand together; if we don't, there will be no victory for any one of us.
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
The fewer the words, the better prayer.
And this is good old Boston The home of the bean and the cod - Where the Lowells talk to the Cabots, And the Cabots talk only to God.
I've had a wonderful evening . . . but this wasn't it.
There are days when it takes all you've got just to keep up with the losers.
Honor begets honor; trust begets trust; faith begets faith; and hope is the mainspring of life.
Happiness is a by-product of helping others.
Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful.
Nature reacts not only to physical disease, but also to moral weakness; when the danger increases, she gives us greater courage.
Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou, thyself, movest alone.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
The innkeeper loves the drunkard, but not for a son-in-law.