The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
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.
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.