The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth - the true poet is very near the oracle.