A man usually values that most for which he has labored; he uses that most frugally which he has toiled hour by hour and day by day to acquire.
Be of good cheer, for sadness cannot heal the national wounds.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Every evil has its good, and every ill an antidote.
I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.
It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones.
Man is not made better by being degraded; he is seldom restrained from crime by harsh measures, except the principle of fear predominates in his character; and then he is never made radically better for its influence.
Nobody wants to kiss when they are hungry.
Of all the calamities to which humanity is subject, none is so dreadful as insanity.
So many persons who think divorce a panacea for every ill find out, when they try it, that remedy is worse than the disease.
The price of indulging yourself in your youth in the things you cannot afford is poverty and dependence in your old age.
The tapestry of history has no point at which you can cut it and leave the design intelligible.
There isn't a single human being who hasn't plenty to cry over, and the trick is to make the laughs outweigh the tears.
We are never happy until we learn to laugh at ourselves.
You never saw a very busy person who was unhappy.
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