Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.
Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.