What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
When a man has been guilty of any vice or folly, the best atonement he can make for it is to warn others not to fall into the like.
Whether zeal or moderation be the point we aim at, let us keep the fire out of the one, and the frost out of the other.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both.