My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.
If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.
Few rich men own their property; their property owns them.
In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Last Update: 22 September 2020
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