The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready, and it may be a long time before they get off.
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- A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man’s life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. What are threescore years and ten hurriedly and coarsely lived to moments of divine leisure in which your life is coincident with the life of the universe?
- To say that a man is your Friend, means commonly no more than this, that he is not your enemy. Most contemplate only what would be the accidental and trifling advantages of Friendship, as that the Friend can assist in time of need by his substance, or his influence, or his counsel. Even the utmost goodwill and harmony and practical kindness are not sufficient for Friendship, for Friends do not live in harmony merely, as some say, but in melody.
- If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- We need only travel enough to give our intellects an airing.
- Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better.
- The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.