Unless a man is master of his soul all other kinds of mastery amount to little.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
There is not a man of us who does not at times need a helping hand to be stretched out to him, and then shame upon him who will not stretch out the helping hand to his brother.
With soul of flame and temper of steel we must act as our coolest judgment bids us.
There! you will think this a dreadfully preaching letter! I suppose I have a natural tendency to preach just at present because I am overwhelmed with my work.