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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describe...   Life
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time...   Life
Age does not matter if the matter does not age.   Life
All souls must undergo transmigration and the souls of men revolve lik...   Life
As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the dis...   Life
Be great in act, as you have been in thought.   Life
Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, be...   Life
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or...   Life
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, ...   Life
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.   Life
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to ...   Life
Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts ...   Life
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather whi...   Life
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.   Life
For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interru...   Life
God is an unutterable sigh, planted in the depths of the soul.   Life
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.   Life
Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering...   Life
Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or els...   Life
I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and n...   Life
It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.   Life
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter ...   Life
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we ...   Life
Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.   Life
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.   Music
Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It ma...   Life
Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it.   Life
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.   Life
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.   Life
Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones ther...   Life
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.   Life
Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over ...   Life
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, ...   Nature
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle o...   Life
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround t...   Life
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objec...   Life
The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven.   Life
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home ...   Life
There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy every...   Life
There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloo...   Life
There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.   Life
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - ...   Life
Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of someth...   Life
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the...   Life
Weaklings must lie.   Life
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.   Life
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have a...   Life
Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which ...   Life
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.   Life