The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
There is but one easy place in this world, and that is the grave.
A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden, swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air
In the morning, we carry the world like Atlas At noon, we stoop and bend beneath it And at night, it crushes us flat to the ground
Love is the river of life in the world.
Man is at the bottom an animal, midway a citizen, and at the top divine. But the climate of this world is such that few ripen at the top.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.
The Bible is the most betrashed book in the world. Coming to it through commentaries is much like looking at a landscape through garret windows, over which generations of unmolested spiders have spun their webs.
Of all formal things in the world, a clipped hedge is the most formal and of all the informal things in the world, a forest tree is the most informal.
You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave.
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