All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
In every parting there is an image of death.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.