See in what peace a Christian can die.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
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.
Through all eternity to thee, a joyful song I'll raise; for oh! Eternity's too short to utter all thy praise.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
The post of honor is a private station.
The important question is not what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
The hours of a wise man are lengthened by his ideas.
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.