|Edward Everett Hale|
From The Critic (1901)
|Born||April 3, 1822
|Died||June 10, 1909
Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts
If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.
In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country.
Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds of trouble – the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.