The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.
To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably.
Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.
It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.
All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.