No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men!
To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.
Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
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