One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
Congenial labor is essence of happiness.
The moment that any life, however good, stifles you, you may be sure it isn't your real life.
Congenial labor is the secret of happiness.
I never enter a new company without the hope that I may discover a friend, perhaps the friend, sitting there with an expectant smile. That hope survives a thousand disappointments.
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.