The eye is the notebook of the poet.
James Russell Lowell
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes.
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
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