Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.