Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.