Along this tree From root to crown Ideas flow up And vetoes down.
What a blessed thing it is that nature, when she invented, manufactured and patented her audiors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left!
They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak; They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Faith in oneself ... is the best and safest course.
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
The sun shines even on the wicked.
God shapes the world by prayer. Prayers are deathless. They outlive the lives of those who uttered them.
Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself.
The world will be saved by one or two people.
Old houses mended, Cost little less than new before they're ended.
I never enter a new company without the hope that I may discover a friend, perhaps the friend, sitting there with an expectant smile. That hope survives a thousand disappointments.
At first we hope too much; later on, not enough.
The boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but him had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Classic music is th' kind that we keep thinkin'll turn into a tune.
It is possible to live in San Francisco for $35,000 a year. Obviously, that doesn't include food or lodging.
Almsgiving leaves a man just where he was before. Aid restores him to society as an individual worthy of all respect and not as a man with a grievance.
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble-making individual.
An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily be lost.