How narrow our souls become when absorbed in any present good or

We learn our virtues from the friends who love us; our faults fro

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surro

As a man grows older it is harder and harder to frighten him.

As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see th

Memory, wit, fancy, acuteness, cannot grow young again in old age

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

Prayer purifies; it is a self-preached sermon.

Inspect the neighborhood of thy life; every shelf, every nook of