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All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

Mankind, by the perverse depravity of their nature, esteem that which they have most desired as of no value the moment it is possessed, and torment themselves with fruitless wishes for that which is beyond their reach.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

To be content with even the best people, we must be contented with little and bear a great deal. Those who are most perfect have many imperfections, and we have great faults; between the two, mutual toleration becomes very difficult.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

True rest is not that of torpor, but that of harmony; it is not refusing the struggle, but conquering in it; not resting from duty, but finding rest in it.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

He hath no leisure who useth it not.

    Author: George Herbert

A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.

    Author: George Herbert

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.

    Author: George Herbert

Let thy mind's sweetness have its operation upon thy body, thy clothes, and thy habitation.

    Author: George Herbert

When you are disposed to be vain of your mental acquirements, look up to those who are more accomplished than yourself, that you may be fired with emulation; but when you feel dissatisfied with your circumstances, look down on those beneath you, that you may learn contentment.

    Author: Hannah More

He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward.

    Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

    Author: Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

    Author: Helen Keller

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