You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses.
We should daily repeat to ourselves," I exclaimed, "that we should not interfere with our friends, unless to leave them in possession of their own joys, and increase their happiness by sharing it with them!
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends…and the most patient of teachers.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress.
And then, however limited his sphere, he still preserves in his bosom the sweet feeling of liberty, and knows that he can quit his prison whenever he likes.