A lawyer starts life giving 500 worth of law for 5 and ends giving 5 worth for 500.
- Benjamin H. Brewster
We can forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.
- James Grover Thurber
The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted thence proceeds mawkishness.
- John Keats
For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever.
- Laura Swenson
In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Mine honour is my life both grow in one take honour from me and my life is done.
- William Shakespeare