John Lubbock Quotes

The true pleasures are almost innumerable. Relations and friends, conversation, books, music, poetry, art, exercise and rest, the beauty and variety of nature are but a few of them.

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest. Hard work, moreover, not only tends to give us rest for the body, but, what is even more important, peace to the mind.

Everyone must have felt that a cheerful friend is like a sunny day, which sheds its brightness on all around; and most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison.