For fidelity, devotion, love, many a two-legged animal is below the dog and the horse. Happy would it be for thousands of people if they could stand at last before the Judgment Seat and say 'I have loved as truly and I have lived as decently as my dog.' And yet we call them 'only brutes'
Newspapers are the schoolmasters of the common people.
The most dangerous people are the ignorant.
It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.
There is no such thing as preaching patience into people, unless the sermon is so long that they have to practice it while they hear.
Are they dead that yet speak louder than we can speak, and a more universal language Are they dead that yet act Are they dead that yet move upon society and inspire the people with nobler motives and more heroic patriotism
I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.
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