There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.
Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.
In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.
Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
You have been the last dream of my soul.
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.
What greater gift than the love of a cat.
And O there are days in this life, worth life and worth death.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!
I am what you designed me to be.I am your blade. You cannot now complain if you also feel the hurt
Think now and then that there is a man who would give his life, to keep a life you love beside you.
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.
I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.
Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
You are in every line I have ever read.
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
I have been bent and broken, but- I hope- into a better shape.
Ask no questions, and you'll be told no lies.
The broken heart. You think you will die, but you just keep living, day after day after terrible day.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
My meaning simply is, that whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do well; that whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely; that in great aims and in small, I have always been thoroughly in earnest.
And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire.
Men, Blessings, Past Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.