Women are considered deep – why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.
So sweet love seemed that April morn. When first we kissed beside the thorn, So strangely sweet, it was not strange We thought that love could never change.
There are people who want to make men’s lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance.
It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate.
The Greeks were the first boxers. Pugilism appears to have been one of the earliest distinctions in play and exercise that appeared between the Hellenes and their Asiatic fathers. The unarmed personal encounter was indicative of a sturdier manhood.
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition.
From the building of the temple of Solomon, which is also treated as a leading epoch in chronology, a new period in the history of worship is accordingly dated, – and to a certain extent with justice.