I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.
I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone in a single cottage on the top of a mountain a mile from any habitation? He replied that Providence was his next-door neighbor.
An English man does not travel to see English men.
Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man’s stature as to his happiness.
People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.
People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.