1. 10

    Children always turn to the light.

    8
  2. 9

    Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.

    9
  3. 8

    The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.

    11
  4. 7

    No one but a fool is always right.

    11
  5. 6

    Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together.

    12
  6. 5

    Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.

    15
  7. 4

    Smiles are the language of love.

    15
  8. 3

    The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.

    17
  9. 2

    Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather.

    43
  10. 1

    In oratory the will must predominate.

    81
  11. Last Update: 6 October 2022

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