To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.
Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.
Few are the giants of the soul who actually feel that the human race is their family circle.
If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.