The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
James Russell Lowell
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.