Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.