Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.
There is virtue in country houses, in gardens and orchards, in fields, streams and groves, in rustic recreations and plain manners, that neither cities nor universities enjoy.
The traveled mind is the universal mind educated from exclusiveness and egotism.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
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