I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has heard me laugh.
— Earl of Chesterfield
It is not well to make great changes in old age.
— Charles Spurgeon
It is always the secure who are humble.
— G. K. Chesterton
The greatest gains and values are farthest from being appreciated. We easily come to doubt if they exist. We soon forget them. They are the highest reality.
— Henry David Thoreau
He who moves not forward goes backward.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All I say is, nobody has any business to go around looking like a horse and behaving as if it were all right. You don’t catch horses going around looking like people, do you?
— Dorothy Parker
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
— Elbert Hubbard
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
— Richard Bach
Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.
— Alfred, Lord Tennyson
My faith runs so very much faster than my reason that I can challenge the whole world and say, “God is, was and ever shall be.”
— Mohandas K. Gandhi
Whatever is graceful is virtuous, and whatever is virtuous is graceful.
Self-respect will keep a man from being abject when he is in the power of enemies, and will enable him to feel that he may be in the right when the world is against him.
— Bertrand A. Russell