We must look for the opportunity in every difficulty, instead of being paralyzed at the thought of the difficulty in every opportunity.
We were worried that our main speaker wouldn't be able to make it tonight. But, fortunately, due to a hole in the prosecution's case . . .
That which is escaped now is pain to come.
When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred, He quoth: "A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird!"
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people.
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Unionism, seldom if ever, uses such powers as it has to ensure better work; almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguarding bad work.
There is more to life than just existing and having a pleasant time.
Tis a lesson you should heed, Try, try, try again If at first you don't succeed, Try, try, try again.
There are no permanent changes because change itself is permanent.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all.
Pity the meek for they shall inherit the earth.
Work accomplished means little. It is in the past. What we all want is the glorious and living present.
Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
Think of the ills from which you are exempt.
A prayer, in its simplest definition, is merely a wish turned heavenward.