Don’t let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
The habit of reading is the only one I know in which there is no alloy. It lasts when all other pleasures fade. It will be there to support you when all other resources are gone. It will be present to you when the energies of your body have fallen away from you. It will
Never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.
Nothing surely is as potent as a law that may not be disobeyed. It has the force of the water drop that hollows the stone. A small dainty task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.