Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
One unquestioned text we read, All doubt beyond, all fear above; Nor crackling pile nor cursing creed Can burn or blot it: God is Love.
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance.
Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
A weak mind does not accumulate force enough to hurt itself; stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Systems die; instincts remain.
Law is the witness and external deposit of our moral life. Its history is the history of the moral development of the race.
Lawyers spend a great deal of time shovelling smoke.
The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience.
The reward of a general is not a bigger tent - but command.
Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirm the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.
Husband and wife come to look alike at last.
A man must get a thing before he can forget it.
I should like to see any kind of a man, distinguishable from a gorilla that some good and even pretty woman could not shape a husband out of.
The AmenT of Nature is always a flower.
When I feel inclined to read poetry I take down my dictionary. The poetry of words is quite as beautiful as that of sentences. The author may arrange the gems effectively but their shape and lustre have been given by the attrition of ages.