The beauty seen is partly in him who sees it.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.
There is no virtue in being uncritical nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics.
Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it, and spend it rather than invest it.
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
We can choose to throw stones, to stumble on them, to climb over them or to build with them.
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.