To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.