Though it is folly to suppose that happiness is a matter of volition, and that we can make ourselves content and cheerful whenever we choose a theory that many poor hypochondriacs are taunted with till they are nigh driven mad yet, on the other hand, no sane mind is ever left without the power of self-discipline and self-control in a measure, which measure increases in proportion as it is exercised.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. They have formed their own 4–H Club the "hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history".
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