What will not woman, gentle woman dare When strong affection stirs her spirit up?
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
It is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain.