I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.