We are never the same with others as when we are alone.
We are different, even when we are in the dark with them.
They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom.
It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.
Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness.
No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
No great inner event befalls those who summon it not.
Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.
Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature.