To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
While we teach, we learn.
Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display?
Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still.