*Young girls use their cuteness to avoid punishment. The smart ones stick with this into womanhood.
*Few things are as welcome as an act of kindness, yet few such acts receive anything but ingratitude. Perhaps if more were met with properly, with real appreciation, there would be more received?
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance-the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or the sullen.