Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act.
Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name.
The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.