The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.
Victories that come cheap are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.
There is nothing that makes more cowards and feeble men than public opinion.
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
The pen is the tongue of the hand; a silent utterer of words for the eye.
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
Discover what you are.
If there be any one whose power is in beauty, in purity, in goodness, it is a woman.
A mother has, perhaps, the hardest earthly lot; and yet no mother worthy of the name ever gave herself thoroughly for her child who did not feel that, after all, she reaped what she had sown.
The human soul is God’s treasury, out of which he coins unspeakable riches.