| Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
| It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
| If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
| It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.
| Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it.
| A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.
| We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
| The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
| The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
| When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
| Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
| There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing.
| Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes.
| Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
| The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
| How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
| Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
| To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
| You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
| To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.