"Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody."
"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."Samuel Pepys on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."Samuel Pepys on Helen Keller
"Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness."Samuel Pepys on William Shakespeare
"Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough."Samuel Pepys on Mark Twain
"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."Samuel Pepys on James Agate
"Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends."
"As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!"
"Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition."