To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
Love is indestructible. It's holy flame forever burneth; from Heaven it came, to Heaven returneth.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
It has been more wittily than charitably said that hell is paved with good intentions; they have their place in heaven also.
Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain.
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.