Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition, but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
True benevolence or compassion, extends itself through the whole of existence and sympathizes with the distress of every creature capable of sensation.
Artificial intelligence will never be a match for natural stupidity.
Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly.
Admiration is a very short lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it still be fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
We are growing serious, and, let me tell you, that’s the very next step to being dull.
The man who lives by hope, will die by hunger.
See in what peace a Christian can die.