He who hurries can not walk with dignity.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged, must end in disappo
Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self respect springs.
No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Cynicism is not realistic and tough. It’s unrealistic and kind of cowardly because it means you don’t have to try.