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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Faith is spiritualized imagination.


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"Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith." Make picture quote!
"All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind." Make picture quote!
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." Make picture quote!
"Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation." Make picture quote!
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance." Make picture quote!
"Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next." Make picture quote!
"Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven." Make picture quote!
"Books are not men and yet they stay alive." Make picture quote!
"Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house." Make picture quote!
"Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages." Make picture quote!
"All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot." Make picture quote!
"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself." Make picture quote!
"A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves." Make picture quote!
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road." Make picture quote!
"A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself." Make picture quote!
"A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good." Make picture quote!
"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life." Make picture quote!
"A church debt is the devil's salary." Make picture quote!
"A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better." Make picture quote!
"A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never." Make picture quote!
"Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child." Make picture quote!
"God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness." Make picture quote!
"The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are." Make picture quote!
"The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success." Make picture quote!
"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love." Make picture quote!
"I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything." Make picture quote!
"I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one." Make picture quote!
"Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul." Make picture quote!
"He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own." Make picture quote!
"Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own." Make picture quote!
"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven." Make picture quote!
"Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it." Make picture quote!
"Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends." Make picture quote!
"God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas." Make picture quote!
"God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how." Make picture quote!
"God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses." Make picture quote!
"Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it." Make picture quote!
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into." Make picture quote!
"Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality." Make picture quote!
"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul." Make picture quote!
"We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started." Make picture quote!
"Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable." Make picture quote!
"There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away." Make picture quote!
"There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books." Make picture quote!
"There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred." Make picture quote!
"There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child." Make picture quote!
"To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine." Make picture quote!
"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice." Make picture quote!
"To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself." Make picture quote!
"The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government." Make picture quote!
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves." Make picture quote!
"The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history." Make picture quote!
"We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning." Make picture quote!
"We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's." Make picture quote!
"Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles." Make picture quote!
"What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin." Make picture quote!
"What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away." Make picture quote!
"When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung." Make picture quote!
"Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?" Make picture quote!
"You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich." Make picture quote!
"We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things." Make picture quote!
"The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences." Make picture quote!
"He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has." Make picture quote!
"The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope." Make picture quote!
"The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself." Make picture quote!
"The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance." Make picture quote!
"The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next." Make picture quote!
"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." Make picture quote!
"The most dangerous people are the ignorant." Make picture quote!
"The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain." Make picture quote!
"Theology is a science of mind applied to God." Make picture quote!
"The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others." Make picture quote!
"You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave." Make picture quote!
"The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic." Make picture quote!
"The dog is the god of frolic." Make picture quote!
"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't." Make picture quote!
"The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones." Make picture quote!
"The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart." Make picture quote!
"The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy." Make picture quote!
"The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right." Make picture quote!
"The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!" Make picture quote!
"The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes." Make picture quote!
"You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are." Make picture quote!
"It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage." Make picture quote!
"Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments." Make picture quote!
"If a man cannot be a Christian in the place where he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere." Make picture quote!
"In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast." Make picture quote!
"It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk." Make picture quote!
"It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich." Make picture quote!
"In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich." Make picture quote!
"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low." Make picture quote!
"It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship." Make picture quote!
"It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has." Make picture quote!
"It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top." Make picture quote!
"It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction." Make picture quote!
"I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent." Make picture quote!
"Laugh at your friends, and if your friends are sore; So much the better, you may laugh the more." Make picture quote!
"Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either." Make picture quote!
"Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life." Make picture quote!
"Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty." Make picture quote!
"Love is the river of life in the world." Make picture quote!
"Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry." Make picture quote!
"Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself." Make picture quote!
"Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven." Make picture quote!
"Suffering is part of the divine idea." Make picture quote!
"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one." Make picture quote!
"Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown." Make picture quote!
"Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude." Make picture quote!
"Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves." Make picture quote!
"Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart." Make picture quote!
"Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient." Make picture quote!
"Now comes the mystery." Make picture quote!
"No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it." Make picture quote!
"No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions." Make picture quote!
"A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune." Make picture quote!
"All words are pegs to hang ideas on." Make picture quote!
"Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength." Make picture quote!
"Hold yourself to a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. " Make picture quote!
"One's best success comes after their greatest disappointments." Make picture quote!
"Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments." Make picture quote!
"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is: that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't." Make picture quote!
"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." Make picture quote!
"We not only live among men, but there are airy hosts, blessed spectators, sympathetic lookers-on, that see and know and appreciate our thoughts and feelings and acts." Make picture quote!
"What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose." Make picture quote!




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