"The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."William Godwin on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."William Godwin on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."William Godwin on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."William Godwin on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."William Godwin on Mahatma Gandhi
"Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education."
"As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking."
"Government will not fail to employ education, to strengthen its hands, and perpetuate its institutions."
"My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image."
"Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind."