Born Monday 3 September 1849, died Thursday 24 June 1909
Professions: Author, Novelist, Writer
It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.
What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households.
God would not give us the same talent if what were right for men were wrong for women.
The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back.
Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.