If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.
I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use: my mind needs unpacking and the truths stored within must be turned over from time to time, to be ready when occasion demands.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us..
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Time heals what reason cannot.
The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them.
We learn not in the school, but in life.