Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice.
Life is made up of little things. It is very rarely that an occasion is offered for doing a great deal at once. True greatness consists in being great in little things.
The body never lies.
All infractions of love and equity in our social relations are ... punished by fear.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
The best doctor is the one you run for and can't find.
Do each daily task the best we can; act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us.
Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness, for it is ever imposed in the interests of the Children.
Alive, ridiculous, and dead forgot?
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will have it if they cannot find it.
A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.
Beauty can get a woman what she wants: love and money. But when beauty leaves you, so can the things it brought.
The worth of every conviction consists precisely in the steadfastness with which it is held.
Success generally depends upon knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Our society allows people to be absolutely neurotic and totally out of touch with their feelings and everyone else's feelings, and yet be very respectable.
Make hay while the sun shines.
When we're young we want to change the world. When we're old we want to change the young.
Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself.
For death begins with life's first breath And life begins at touch of death.