Meaning of Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it. :Madeleine L’Engle
I believe our clever young man has intuited that while only the pursuit of happiness is promised to all Americans, unhappiness is guaranteed for many.
Keep in mind that the reason you know you can be good to others is only because you’ve taken strides to be better for and to yourself.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
She doesn’t need your money. Even a penniless fool like you can make her fall in love with you. That’s just miracle.