It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.
Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.