That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Nothing is politically right which is morally wrong.
A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.
There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.
Life is a predicament which precedes death.
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.