In prosperity our friends know us in adversity we know our friends.
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life – the great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
Pay as little attention to discouragement as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth -rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.