To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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