What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Do not lay things too much to heart. No one is ever really beaten unless he is discouraged.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
However vexed you may be overnight, things will often look very different in the morning.
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
Life is a great gift, and as we reach years of discretion, most of us naturally ask ourselves what should be the main object of our existence.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee.
We must be careful what we read, and not, like the sailors of Ulysses, take bags of wind for sacks of treasure.
There are temptations which strong exercise best enables us to resist
There can be no merit in believing something which you can neither explain nor understand.
Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.
A crowd is not necessarily company, but neither need it necessarily prevent thought or disturb peace of mind.