If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try.
If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should be a comfort and a protection.
New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.