Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
Quote by Horace
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Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
A picture is a poem without words.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
Anger is a short madness.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself.
Genius is eternal patience.
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
No great thing is created suddenly.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.