Born: June 24, 1813, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 8, 1887, Brooklyn, New York, United States
It is not movement that destroys the machinery, but friction.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Mirth is God’s medicine. Everybody ought to bathe in it.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.
The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.