The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Smiles form the channels of a future tear.
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
The best prophet of the future is the past.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.