What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
What I write is not for little girls.
You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet.
The word poet literally means maker: anything which is not well made doesn’t exist.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
I am one of those for whom superfluity is a necessity.