Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
Looking up, she showed him quite a young face, but one whose bloom and promise were all swept away, as if the haggard winter should unnaturally kill the spring.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I do come home at Christmas. We all do, or we all should. We all come home, or ought to come home, for a short holiday - the longer, the better - from the great boarding school where we are forever working at our arithmetical slates, to take, and give a rest.
Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the night season, and melt away in the first beam of the sun, which lights grim care and stern reality on their daily pilgrimage through the world.
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last
Philosophers are only men in armor after all.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy. The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose.