The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him and which worthily used will be a gift also to his race.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to the property of the rich, I wish it also to be known and declared that the rich have no right to the property of the poor.
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition.
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.