Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.
Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them.