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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.


      All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
          Anna Karénina. Part i. Chap. i.
      There is one evident, indubitable manifestation of the Divinity, and that is the laws of right which are made known to the world through Revelation.
          Anna Karénina. Part viii. Chap. xix.
      Error is the force that welds men together; truth is communicated to men only by deeds of truth.
          My Religion. Chap. xii.
      The happiness of men consists in life. And life is in labor.
          What is to be done? Chap. xxxviii.
      The vocation of every man and woman is to serve other people.
          What is to be done? Chap. xl. Note.
      The only significance of life consists in helping to establish the kingdom of God; and this can be done only by means of the acknowledgment and profession of the truth by each one of us.
          The Kingdom of God. Chap. xii.
      Art is a human activity having for its purpose the transmission to others of the highest and best feelings to which men have risen.
          What is Art? Chap. viii.