"Unknown to her the rigid rule, the dull restraint, the chiding frown, the weary torture of the school, the taming of wild nature down."
"For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are those 'It might have been.'"
"No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fear;But, grateful, take the good I find,The best of now and here."
"It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on-screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that."
"The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts."
"The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'"
"All the windows of my heart I open to the day."
"Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well."
"Somehow not only for Christmas but all the long year through, the joy that you give to othersIs the joy that comes back to you. And the more you spend in blessing the poor and lonely and sad, the more of your heart's possessing returns to make you glad."
"God's colors all are fast."
"It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done."
"You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought."
"As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth."
"An ashen memory in its stead."
"Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew."