The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
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.
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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