"Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."William Shenstone on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."William Shenstone on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."William Shenstone on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."William Shenstone on Dalai Lama
"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."
"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
"Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former."
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."