True Friendship - True friendship is like sound health: the value of it is seldom known till it is lost.
In Faith - Sow good seed even on an unworthy soil, for it will not be lost wherever it is sown.
Prudent Silence - When you have nothing to say, say nothing; a weak defence strengthens your opponent, and silence is less injurious than a bad reply.
Hope and Despair - Hope thinks nothing difficult; despair tells us that every difficulty is insurmountable - Watts.
Reading and Reflecting - She who loves to read, and knows how to reflect, has laid by a perpetual feast for her old age.
A Good Character - A good character, when established, should not be rested in as an end, but only employed as a means of doing still farther good - Atterbury.
Light in Darkness - There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity - Iriving.
Humility - Humility is a flower that prospers most when planted on the rich soil of a noble and great mind.
Love Works Wonders - Love changes itself into what it loves - Morin.
This little phrases are taken from the Girl's Own Annual from 1885 - I just love these short, sweet pieces of wisdom!