There is a great deal of human nature in man.
Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.
Do noble things, not dream them all day long.
Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.
Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.
There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.
A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.
There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable’s handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded.
Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.