That man lives twice who lives the first life well.
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
J. W. Goeth.
If we recall the rare hours when we encountered the best persons, we then found ourselves, and then first society seemed to exist.
R. W. Emerson.
Mind and Money.
It is the mind that makes us rich and happy, in what condition soever we are, and money signifies no more to it than it does to the gods.
Death is Death.
Console if you will, I can bear it; ‘Tis a well meant alms of breath, But not all the preaching since Adam Has made Death other than Death.
James Russell Lowell.
They who live in a worry, invite death to hurry.
Joy and Sorrow.
Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors.
The gods sell everything good for labor.
Twins From Birth.
And twins, even from the birth, are misery and man.
CHOICE QUOTATIONS IN POETRY AND PROSE
(From the Master Minds of all Ages)
ARRANGED FOR DAILY USE BY THOMAS W. HANFORD (“ELMO”) copyright c. 1895
“Ten minutes each morning spent in the perusal of the page for the day will supply the mind with material for wise musings through all the day.”
“Great thoughts are valuable not only for the truth they contain, but for the truth they suggest. The thought that provokes thought is much more valuable than the thought that is only the echo of an accepted truth.”