We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
Life is a long lesson in humility.
Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.