The proverb you need to go by is 'Look before you leap' - especially into spare-room beds.
If you stop to think it over you spoil it all.
Kindred spirits are not so scarce as you might think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.
There's such a lot of different people in you. If you were just the one person it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn't be half so interesting.
There is nothing but meetings and partings in this world.
One can't feel quite in the depths of despair with two months' vacation before them, can they?

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There couldn't be anything better than Mayflowers, could there? It would be TRAGIC not to know what Mayflowers are like and NOT to miss them. Mayflowers must be the souls of the flowers that died last summer and this is their heaven.

It's not fair for the teacher to ask all the questions.
Cakes have such a terrible habit of turning out bad just when you especially want them to be good.
Sometimes an approving smile is almost too much happiness for this world.
Never making the same mistake twice is not much benefit when you're always making new ones...
... But isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?
The ups and downs of existence probably bear hardly on an impulsive soul, but the equally great capacity for delight might more than compensate.

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We ought to always try to influence people for good. But if you have dimples you have a head start.

All things have an end.
Don't think too much about yourself. Think about others and what would be nicest and most agreeable to them.
Being a good person is a lot like geometry. You might be bad at it, but the trying hard ought to count for something.
There are some people that you can love right off without any trouble. And there are others that you have to try very hard to love. You know you OUGHT to love them, but you have to keep reminding yourself of it all the time or else you forget.
The thought that something is all our own fault is what makes it so hard. We want to make ourselves feel better by blaming others.
It isn't very pleasant to be ill; but there is a bright side to it. You find out how many friends you have.

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It's necessary for fairies to have slippers.

A cheerful person to have visit you is one who never tells you it's your own fault and hopes you'll be a better person on account of it.
Isn't it all right when you can combine patriotism and fun?
Mustn't it be splendid to be remarkable and have compositions written about you after you're dead?
Folks that have brought up children know that there's no hard and fast method in the world that'll suit every child. But those that never have think it's all as plain and easy as Rule of Three - just set your three terms down so fashion, and the sum'll work out correctly. But flesh and blood don't come under the head of arithmetic.
Any kind of Christmas other than a white one doesn't seem real. Green Christmases are not green - they're just nasty faded browns and grays.
It's hard to carry out your resolutions when irresistible temptations come.

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The woods are just as lovely in winter as in summer. They're so white and still, as if they were asleep and dreaming pretty dreams.

Concerts spoil people for everyday life.
One splendid thing about events is that it's so lovely to look back to them.
We should never make uncharitable speeches; but they do slip out so often before you think, don't they? If you simply can't talk about someone without making an uncharitable speech, never mention the person at all.
One of the advantages of being thirteen is that you know so much more than when you were only twelve.
It's so much more romantic to end a story up with a funeral than a wedding.
Doing some good in the world ought to be our object in everything, but one really does forget so often when one's having fun.
It's encouraging to hear that other people have been bad and mischievous too, especially ones that grew to be admirable.
Spring never fails to bring a thrill of delight to the oldest and saddest as well as the youngest and merriest.