Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.
They’re cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World.
I’m a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen.
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
A poor life this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.
Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way, as a race; through a sense of justice, charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation.
History is the science of things which are not repeated.
It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely, and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.
In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
Foreign languages are another favourite topic, and as these men are bilingual they have a fair notion of what it means to speak and think in many different idioms.