A good horse is the best company in the world.
Beauty is utility.
By the mercy of God all the ideas of youth are reversible!
Cynicism... is the trade-mark of failure.
Enthusiasm is ever a gracious, pardonable thing, because in its essentials are youth and zeal and all high, white-hot qualities whose roots strike not in the base earth.
Failure may be cruel, but success is crueller still. The gods are usurers, you know; they lend to mortals, but they exact a desperate interest.
Light love is desire of pleasure; great love is fear of being alone.
Most prisons have wide gates!
No first step can be really great; it must of necessity possess more of prophecy than of achievement; nevertheless it is by the first step that a man marks the value, not only of his cause, but of himself.
No weapons are more potent than brevity and simplicity.
Nobody is such an individualist as the man who advocates equality.
Of all the ills that circumstance forces upon man, separation from a beloved object is, perhaps, the most salutary. Separation is the crucible wherein love undergoes the test absolute; in the fire of loss, grief softens to indifference or hardens to enduring need.
The saddest human experience is to view alone the scenes one has viewed through other eyes- to walk solitary where one has walked in company- to have its particular barbed shaft aimed at one from every stick and stone that mark familiar ways.
To give! To give without hope of recompense, without question, without fear! That was the message of life.
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