Love is a great beautifier.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I don't intend to try any more.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
It takes two flints to make a fire.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors.
Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.