To stroll is a science, it is the gastronomy of the eye. To walk is to vegetate, to stroll is to live.... To stroll is to enjoy, i...t is to assume a mind-set, it is to admire the sublime pictures of unhappiness, of love, of joy, of graceful or grotesque portraits; it is to plunge one's vision to the depths of a thousand existences: young, it is to desire everything; old, it is to live the life of the young, to marry their passions.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
And the Angel told Tom if he'd be a good boy, He'd have God for his father & never want joy....
And so Tom awoke and we rose in the dark And got with our bags & our brushes to work. Tho' the morning was cold, Tom was happy & warm, So if all do their duty, they need not fear harm.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
There should be more sincerity and heart in human relations, more silence and simplicity in our interactions. Be rude when you're ...angry, laugh when something is funny, and answer when you're asked.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Good breeding and good nature do incline us rather to help and raise people up to ourselves, than to mortify and depress them, and..., in truth, our own private interest concurs in it, as it is making ourselves so many friends, instead of so many enemies.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Let this be one invariable rule of your conduct--never to show the least symptom of resentment, which you cannot, to a certain deg...ree, gratify; but always to smile, where you cannot strike.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
There is nothing so necessary, but at the same time there is nothing more difficult (I know it by experience) for you young fellow...s, than to know how to behave yourselves prudently towards those whom you do not like. Your passions are warm, and your heads are light; you hate all those who oppose your views, either of ambition or love; and a rival, in either, is almost a synonymous term for any enemy.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »