Those who never philosophized until they met with disappointments, have mostly become disappointed philosophers.
Arthur Helps Quotes
Be cheerful: do not brood over fond hopes unrealized until a chain is fastened on each thought and wound around the heart. Nature intended you to be the fountain-spring of cheerfulness and social life, and not the mountain of despair and melancholy.
An official man is always an official man, and he has a wild belief in the value of reports.
Extremely foolish advice is likely to be uttered by those who are looking at the laboring vessel from the land.