Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.
Man’s great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
We are enriched by our reciprocate differences.
Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys’ choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much.
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice.
She was my first love, and I loved her as only a boy loves.
The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.