The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.Willmott
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.Seneca
As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.Clarence Day
We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty.Euell Gibbons
Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it but if often costs the world very dear.W. Allingham
The home is the chief school of human virtues.William Ellery Channing
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
The less government we have the better.