The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.