The best thing in life aren't things.
Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.
Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends.
No one can become rich by the efforts of only their toil, but only by the discovery of some method of taxing the labor of others.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not trade.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.
Nearly all the evils in the Church have arisen from bishops desiring power more than light. They want authority, not outlook.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
It takes a great deal of living to get a little deal of learning.
One of the prevailing sources of misery and crime is in the generally accepted assumption, that because things have been wrong a long time, it is impossible they will ever be right.
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.