It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.
True repentance means making amends with the person when at all possible.
If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it.
Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well.
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation.
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally.
Age is no guarantee of maturity.
Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery.
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
For all their strength, men were sometimes like little children.
The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.