Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it come to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.