We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
Woman must not accept; she must challenge.
And help us, this and every day, to live more nearly as we pray.
I'm exhausted from not talking.
The simple truth is that happy people generally don't get sick.
Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it-and a greater fool if you count upon it.
For death begins with life's first breath And life begins at touch of death.
Failure is that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.
They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
That which is horrifying to you don't do to anybody else.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Be secret and exult, Because of all things known That is most difficult.
A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck, even while waiting for it.
The history of the world is the record of a man in quest of his daily bread and butter.
In Canada we have enough to do keeping up with two spoken languages ... so we just go right ahead and use English for literature, Scotch for sermons, and American for conversation.
One of the recognizable features of the authentic masterpiece is its capacity to renew itself, to endure the loss of some kinds of immediate relevance while still answering the most important questions men can ask, including new ones they are just learning how to frame.
Love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other.
We must learn from life how to suffer it.
No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There's too much work to do.