This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less.
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present-- which seldom happens to us.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
Nothing more clearly show how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money, position and other wordly goods, than the way he distributes these, and the sort of men who are most amply provided with them.