It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.
Age does not matter if the matter does not age.
I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes anothers.
Good actions ennoble us, we are the sons of our own deeds.
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account?
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof.
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.
Poverty is the only load which is the heavier the more loved ones there are to assist in bearing it.
Live your life and forget your age.