If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
All great people are conservative.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
Doubtless a great anguish may do the work of years, and we may come out from that baptism of fire with a soul full of new awe and new pity.
Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
Henry David Thoreau
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Hail to the man who went through life always helping others, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien. Such is the stuff of which the great moral leaders are made.
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty, could have little hope of greatness; for great things cannot have escaped former observation.
It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
If we use common words on a great occasion, they are the more striking, because they are felt at once to have a particular meaning, like old banners, or everyday clothes, hung up in a sacred place.
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
We must use time creatively - and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things.
Martin Luther King Jr.
But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else.
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.
I always advice people - Don't wait ! Do something when you are young, when you have no responsibilities. Invest time in yourself to have great Experiences that are going to enrich you, then you can't possibly lose.
The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God's love for us does not.
We can have in life but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.
We frequently fall into error and folly, not because the true principles of action are not known, but because, for a time, they are not remembered; and he may therefore be justly numbered among the benefactors of mankind who contracts the great rules
Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; Where little fears grow great, great love grows there.
Death is but the next great adventure.