When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind
The failures and reverses which await men - and one after another sadden the
brow of youth - add a dignity to the prospect of human life, which no Arcadian
success would do.
The road of life is like a large river,because of the power of the
currents,river courses appear unexpectedly where there is no flowing water.
Dare and the world always yields. If it beats you sometimes, dare it again
and again and it will succumb.
Do not, for one repulse, forgo the purpose that you resolved to effort.