Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path.
I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
No one is useless in the world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art.
I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.