Canadian politics in British Columbia is an adventure, on the Prairies a cause, in Ontario a business, in Quebec a religion, in the Maritimes a disease.
I lived in Miami for a while, in a section with a lot of really old people. The average age in my apartment house was dead.
We grow weary of those things (and perhaps soonest) which we most desire.
To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows - and I needn't.
Hope and patience are two sovereign remedies for all, the surest reposals, the softest cushions to lean on in adversity.
In much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
The Father most tender, Father of all, my immense God-I His atom.
Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them - and then you destroy yourself.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
Everyone must row with the oars he has.
One could get a first-class education from a shelf of books five feet long.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.
We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
Coming events cast their shadows before.
When you're following your energy and doing what you want all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves.
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.