It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.
Light is the symbol of truth.
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.