Have regular hours for work and play make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen the more select, the more enjoyable.
You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.