~ To be blind, but worse is to have eyes and not see.
~ Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutestrue happiness. It is not attained through self-gratificationbut through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
~ Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within.
~ The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seenor even touched, they must be felt with the heart.
~ Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only throughexperiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened,vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
~ We would never learn to be brave and patient,if there were only joy in the world.
~ When one door of happiness closes, another opens; butoften we look so long at the closed door that we do not seethe one which has been opened for us.