"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"To forget oneself is to be happy."
"We must accept life for what it actually is - a challenge to our quality without which we should never know of what stuff we are made, or grow to our full stature."
"Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life."
"Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health."
"Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind."
"To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life."
"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."
"Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits."
"An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding."
"Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant."
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."