They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: they must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it.
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless: peacocks and lilies for instance.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right thing, but to enjoy right things; not merely industrious, but to love industry; not merely learned, but to love knowledge.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.