A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
All that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
I do not see why we should not be as just to an ant as to a human being.
I hope that my children, at least, if not I myself, will see the day when ignorance of the primary laws and facts of science will be looked upon as a defect only second to ignorance of the primary laws of religion and morality.
If you wish to be miserable, think about yourself, about what you want, what you like, what respect people ought to pay you, what people think of you; and then to you nothing will be pure. You will spoil everything you touch; you will make sin and misery for yourself out of everything God sends you; you will be as wretched as you choose.
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Mrs. Bedonebyasyoudid is coming. The loveliest fairy in the world; and her name is Mrs. Doasyouwouldbedoneby.
Music has been called the speech of the angels; I will go farther and call it the speech of God Himself.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.