Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter.
No mockery in the world ever sounds to me as hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness Happiness is not a potato, to be planted in mould, and tilled with manure.
There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children… one is roots, the other wings.