The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.