Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
Love is the wine of existence.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
Success surely comes with conscience in the long run, other things being equal. Capacity and fidelity are commercially profitable qualities.
Every man is full of music; but it is not every man that knows how to bring it out.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them – the senses, intelligent companions, and books.
Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
Wherever you have seen God pass, mark that spot, and go and sit in that window again.
When a nation’s young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.